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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
World Twenty20 2012
Sep 18, 2012: After a golden run in his first few years, India's captain faces searching questions in the format that first brought him glory
Modern Masters: Many of his tons have been match-defining and his ability to score them quickly has boosted England's chances
Ashley Mallett: After receiving a pasting in the first post-war Ashes tour, the England seamer decided he had to think up a new delivery: the legcutter
Tony Cozier: The sequence of stuttering starts, with the middle and lower orders picking up the pieces, does not bode well
Cricket Captain 2014 is suited to the hardcore strategist, but its complexities and poor graphics may turn off the casual player
Jonathan Wilson: It has value when used against players who have transgressed - particularly if they have somehow offended the spirit of the game
Plays of the Day from the second ODI between England and India, in Cardiff
Plays of the day from the third ODI between England and India at Trent Bridge
Plays of the day from the tri-series match between Zimbabwe and South Africa
Would he have fared better than the incumbent middle-order batsmen, Root and Ballance?