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Former Australasia editor, ESPNcricinfo
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Warnie, your team needs you

Dec 15, 2010: Not for your legspinning or Poms-aggravating skills but for your headline-grabbing ones. Take the heat off your mates, will ya

Peter English

A swinger for all seasons

Nov 23, 2010: No one-trick pony, Ben Hilfenhaus has developed into an all-conditions performer of substance

Peter English

Which Mitch?

Nov 22, 2010: Australia will desperately hope it's the one who terrorised the South Africans two years ago. But while local conditions will help, Johnson needs to know he has the team's and the captain's support

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Thumbs up, reluctantly

Sep 1, 2010: The most Australian players seem to be able to offer in support of the split-innings format trial seems to be "interesting"

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Clarke's next move the most important

Mar 12, 2010: By making it to New Zealand in time for the opening Test, Michael Clarke will re-affirm his credentials to be Ricky Ponting's eventual replacement

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The ultimate cricket tragic

Mar 2, 2010: John Howard was Australia's prime minister for 11 years. In June he will become the ICC's deputy president before assuming the top job in 2012

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Speed kills the fast bowler

Feb 24, 2010: Brett Lee's retirement marks another stage in the passing of a cricket species

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Online and length

Oct 12, 2009: By day Brett Geeves is a Tasmania fast bowler. By night he's Australian cricket's top blogger

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The Ashes 2009

Australia must face harsh reality

Aug 24, 2009: Ricky Ponting regularly says Australia play at their best when their backs are to the wall. It's not true with this side

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The Andrew Symonds saga

Oops, he's done it again

Jun 4, 2009: Despite grace from some of the most powerful people in Australian cricket, the Australian allrounder has failed them. Everybody involved was disappointed, but nobody was shocked that he did it again

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Can 'Junkyard Pup' rumble as captain?

Feb 6, 2009: Michael Clarke, the leader in waiting, has had a second high-profile run-in with a team-mate

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Doubts derailed local hero

Jan 13, 2009: After surviving a series of career-threatening slumps, Hayden had the energy and the ability, but not the desire

Australia v South Africa, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 5th day

It's not funny anymore

Dec 30, 2008: Australia's rebuild has turned into a major unplanned renovation after the series defeat to South Africa

Downsides of the warm-up

Dec 4, 2008: Australia's low-key series win over New Zealand did not deliver all the solutions ahead of the South Africa title fight

Nice to be here

Oct 5, 2008: It used to be a hardship posting. Now India has become the number one destination for Australian players

Peter English

Bored games

Jun 20, 2008: As half of Australia's cricketers have been at pains to point out, cricket isn't tiddlywinks. Nor, apparently, is tiddlywinks either

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Right place, right time

Jun 10, 2008: Beau Casson started the West Indies tour on work experience, but is in line for a promotion for the third Test

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A coup and a mistake

Jun 6, 2008: South Australia's signing of Younis Khan is a short-sighted error

Independent to the end

Jun 1, 2008: As a bowler MacGill was intelligent, volatile and compelling

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It's hard to say, Shane, but don't do it

May 20, 2008: Watching Warne bowl in Test cricket again is a tempting proposition, but he really shouldn't be thinking of coming out of retirement

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Geoffrey Boycott suggests ways to redress the balance between bat and ball, and talks about how the Lord's victory has lifted the spirits of English cricket

Being McCullum

The New Zealand captain has found a way of keeping his instincts free and fearless while offering real gravitas, and that is quite something to behold. By Jon Hotten

    Cheers to England's leftist leaning

Rob Steen: Their distrust of left-hand batsmen goes back centuries, but the current Test squad belies that bias entirely

Faces of transformation

The Cricket Monthly: Tristan Holme and Luke Alfred find that stories, more than arguments, illuminate the complexities of South Africa's racial quotas
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Playing alongside Adam Sanford

Eleven Tests and 30 wickets for West Indies, and a stand at Windsor Park named after him. And he now plays club cricket in the USA. By Scott Oliver

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Michael Holding on his regrets over West Indies' behaviour in New Zealand in 1980, why Mohammad Amir deserves a second chance, and how crazy workloads are killing cricket

MI thrill with typical bouncebackability

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'I have moved on and I am not afraid' - Ahsan Raza

Pakistan umpire Ahsan Raza suffered severe injuries during the attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore. Six years later, he is eager to officiate his first international game at home

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