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Former Australasia editor, ESPNcricinfo
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Marks out of ten - Australia

Ponting to the fore

Jan 6, 2006: This will always be Ricky Ponting's series. He captained Australia to a 2-0 victory, marked his 100th Test with twin centuries and took two individual awards

Peter English

Ricky Ponting gets to 100 Tests

Magnificent in maturity

Jan 1, 2006: Ricky Ponting is like a child soapie actor who grew up with the world watching. He has been a fixture of Australian summer lounge rooms for so long that his walk towards cricketing middle age has come as a surprise

Peter English

The Australia-South Africa rivalry

World-Cup drops and shark bait

Dec 14, 2005: South Africa and Australia grudgingly admit common characteristics - sledging, playing hard and mostly fair, a desperate desire to win, more sledging - but that's where the conciliatory handshakes end

Peter English

Michael Hussey's arrival

Mr Cricket finds his way

Nov 23, 2005: A qualified teacher who prefers delivering run-scoring lessons, Michael Hussey has elbowed his way into the side ahead of other stars

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Australia's resurgence

Regaining lost power

Oct 18, 2005: Peter English writes on Australia's resurgence after losing the Ashes

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    A series that tells us what's wrong with Test cricket today

Sanjay Manjrekar: West Indies v India was not a good advertisement for the format for a number of reasons

    Intikhab Alam, 57 not out

Tim Wigmore: For close to six decades, in various roles, he has been around for some of Pakistan cricket's most iconic moments

    Duminy's downward spiral

Numbers Game: The start to JP Duminy's Test career was impressive, but in the last three-and-a-half years he has done little to justify his place in the team

    Other fish to fry

Diary: With cricket thin on the ground, Karthik Krishnaswamy goes looking for seafood and strange fruit in the West Indies

The hinterland of 40

Jon Hotten: At Lord's we saw three in-between scores of the sort that are as likely to annoy the selectors as excite them

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Starc zooms to 100 wickets in record time

Stats highlights of Mitchell Starc's record-breaking ODI career

Ashwin's rare double, and stellar comebacks for Shami, Bhuvneshwar

India's marks out of ten after they beat West Indies 2-0 on their Caribbean tour

Similar failings mar Tests at historical venues

The lack of play in Port-of-Spain and Durban over the last four days points to a disregard for common-sense scheduling and a failure to equip grounds to deal with bad weather

Authorities exposed by lack of covers

Foolish logistical planning paired with inadequate drainage infrastructure meant no play on days two and three at Queen's Park Oval despite mostly sunny skies

Pakistan's big leap in 24 months

They were trampled by Rangana Herath, they lost Saeed Ajmal to an illegal action, they endured Alastair Cook's historic double-hundred. But Pakistan overcame all of that and more in the past two years to become No. 1

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