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Jan 23, 2015: A bent arm helps you gain speed and add revolutions to the ball. It stands to reason that without it, a spinner's effectiveness is bound to be diminished
Oct 12, 2013: The fact that he was on the brink of being pushed out, and running out of time, makes Yuvraj's latest return even sweeter
Aug 23, 2013: Why does a cricketer's long-cherished hope of performing on the biggest stage often crumble on the big day?
Jul 26, 2013: Their squad to Zimbabwe is young and inexperienced; time to experiment and hand out opportunities
West Indies v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Kingston
Jun 29, 2013: On a pitch that caused problems for most batsmen, two thrived, and in contrasting styles
Jun 10, 2013: Indian cricket is where it is today because of its supporters, but their dedication is being tried by the unsavouriness surrounding the game
May 26, 2013: Getting away with deceit can provide a certain high. For some, the rewards of cheating will always outweigh the potential consequences
May 23, 2013: Apart from plenty of luck, you need to pick your team wisely, bat at the top and have your captain's support
May 15, 2013: Despite a small squad bereft of big names, Rajasthan Royals' captain has churned out win after win
Mar 27, 2013: When cricket becomes a lottery because of the playing surface, it's not fair on the players or the viewers
Mar 23, 2013: India's coach has clearly not produced results, so how come he has got an extension?
Mar 13, 2013: There may be plenty of left-hand batsmen in the opposition, but it still doesn't make sense to leave your best bowler out of the side
Feb 20, 2013: How do we assess talent? And why do we persevere with players who we believe have special skills even when they don't display them consistently enough?
Feb 4, 2013: And a tweak to the points system so that there are more outright wins
Jan 29, 2013: Plenty is spent in India on building stadiums that lie idle for months on end. How about building more grounds that are available to up-and-coming cricketers all year-round?
Jan 21, 2013: In the past Indian coaches have been appointed based on what they achieved in their playing careers; the current team cannot have one of those
Jan 7, 2013: There's plenty to fault in India's performances in the last 18 months, but the players' lack of intent isn't to blame
Dec 25, 2012: The domestic circuit isn't producing batsmen with the skills and temperament for five-day cricket. A certain T20 league is to blame, though not entirely
Dec 5, 2012: The call for seamer-friendly wickets, and the spinners' own over-defensive mindsets may be to blame
Oct 9, 2012: India's captain has increasingly become rigid in his tactics when the team needs him to be unconventional
Martin Crowe: Have a 40-over tournament with 18 teams, played over ten weeks, with a best-of-three finals
Couch Talk: Nathan Bracken backs his side to win the World Cup, looks back at 2007, and at the premature end to his career
Rob Steen hands out awards for the first third of the World Cup
Nicholas Hogg: Escaping the cold of England for a cricket tour and a wedding celebration in India: capital idea, no?
Jon Hotten: Stats and trends that are older than six months ago are redundant. And a revolution is coming
South Africa's captain needs to single out his players for attention and get them firing individually and as a team
It has helped that India have a captain who has lasted as long as he has due to his approach of treating cricket for what it is: a game
AB de Villiers returned to give West Indies another hammering, this time at the SCG
Following their dominant start to the World Cup, India have three relatively low-pressure games to fine-tune ahead of the knockouts, and they will want to get their death-overs batting right
A 40-over tournament with 18 teams, played over ten weeks, with a best-of-three final will help identify a true champion team with luck playing little part
After another blunt display, James Anderson's form at this World Cup is becoming a significant problem for England
Our sport can never hope to compete with football unless it takes an expansionist view
They only need to follow the example of their aggressive captain, who doesn't let insecurity undermine him