Oct 29, 2014: Players, emboldened by free agency, agents and endorsements, are now asserting their rights as never before - and management doesn't like it
Oct 15, 2014: Individual rivalries in team sports can be productive or destructive. Jealousy may have spurred Pietersen the batsman, but at the cost of the team's image
Oct 1, 2014: So long as people's sporting affiliations do not assume racially abusive or violent form, who does it harm whether they support their national side or not?
Sep 17, 2014: Historically a strong Yorkshire has acted as a supply line for the Test team, and the current crop hints at longevity and substance
Sep 3, 2014: A factor in improved away records in recent years, particularly in ODIs, is the presence of fans from the diaspora cheering for visiting teams
Aug 20, 2014: Careers tend to blossom or fizzle out depending on a sportsman's craving for success
Aug 7, 2014: He deserves acclaim for daring to wear those wristbands, but the ECB should have known better than to approve his actions
Jul 23, 2014: In modern times, there have been a few valuable innings by tailenders bumped up the order, but the psychological advantage it gives the opposition can't be discounted
Jul 9, 2014: Nothing could have prepared us for James Anderson's sudden outpouring of grief at Leeds, a reaction both spontaneous and moving
Jun 25, 2014: Cricket's unholy offspring tries to explain the benefits and challenges of the review system to Americans (and fails)
Jun 11, 2014: Forty years since he announced his arrival on the cricket stage, Ian Botham remains a symbol of home-grown guts for glory that the current England team lacks
May 28, 2014: The standards of fielding, particularly catching, have improved out of sight, but there are still no proper numerical measures of its value
May 14, 2014: Despite T20's ceaseless urgency, Maxwell never appears to be in a rush. Could he, like David Warner, flourish in the Test arena?
Apr 30, 2014: Dhoni, de Villiers and a few others may finally be putting an end to one of the game's most robust blind spots. Or are they?
Apr 16, 2014: Salman Butt appears to think that redemption will be his by insisting that players should refrain from "wrongdoing". That shouldn't gain him back the trust of those he duped
Apr 2, 2014: Tantalising finishes, technicolor extravaganzas, and sport as opera - notes from an armchair
Mar 19, 2014: Success can dazzle, even blind. It's in failure that those like Jonathan Trott can address their weaknesses
Mar 5, 2014: Test cricket is in roaring health and there has been no proof more ringing than the enthralling South Africa v Australia series
Feb 19, 2014: In modern times, the most accurate method of anointing the best of the best is surely an analysis of those who have been voted top performers in series most often
Feb 5, 2014: Remembering English cricket's favourite punching bag, who didn't always do the right thing, but had unbridled passion for the game