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Mar 18, 2011: Halfway through the World Cup the teams are in the same position as when they started out. But things will change from here on in
Mar 11, 2011: The World Cup pitches are going to get slower and lower as summer sneaks in. Dhoni will need a regular spinner to bowl in the Powerplays
Mar 4, 2011: Pitches in the World Cup have not exactly been sporting. Bowlers have been marginalised - and no team exemplifies this better than India
Feb 25, 2011: Teams seem to be going back to the strategy of keeping wickets in hand to make a big splash at the end
Feb 18, 2011: The first match of the World Cup, between India and Bangladesh, is a chance for the teams to make a statement and establish their course for the tournament
Feb 11, 2011: As the list of casualties gets longer before the World Cup, the question is on everyone's mind. But perhaps we are just trying to link two separate facts
Feb 4, 2011: What will be the batting approach in the World Cup? Will teams bank on aggressive openers or will they preserve wickets and cash in during the batting Powerplay?
Jan 28, 2011: Will the context in which a World Cup is played bring in viewers to this beleaguered format or will the interest be skewed towards established rivalries?
Jan 21, 2011: Though spin selections have been making news, it's likely the flat wickets and the possible winter dew will reduce the role of slow bowlers in the tournament
Jan 14, 2011: Some of the buys and omissions may have looked puzzling at the time, but there were solid enough reasons
Jan 7, 2011: Before you pop a vein in outrage, consider the similarity in their numbers
Dec 31, 2010: Test cricket is doing fine, going by the fortunes of the top teams, but that's not enough
Dec 24, 2010: By not preparing well enough for South Africa and by not acknowledging Dravid's landmark as much as they should have
Dec 17, 2010: Nine years after picking three tips for the future, Harsha Bhogle examines their progress - and picks three more
Dec 10, 2010: To beat their old nemeses, South Africa and bounce, and to assert their hold on the No. 1 spot, India must play with a positive mindset. England's Adelaide win could give them clues
Dec 3, 2010: He can bat high or low. If the selectors could pick the World Cup 15 today, there are question marks only against the second spinner, fourth seamer and eighth batsman
Nov 26, 2010: He could do worse than look at how Anil Kumble reinvented himself in the second half of his career
Nov 19, 2010: Sometimes a stalemate can mean more than the scoreline implies. For India it will be a question mark against their No. 1 status
Nov 12, 2010: Fourteen months ago the Uppal stadium laid out sporting tracks for the Champions League. Can it do the same for its first Test?
Nov 5, 2010: Watching his innings of two halves in Ahmedabad prompted the question: is Dravid too aware of his own mortality?
Modern Masters: Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar discuss Adam Gilchrist's adaptability
Bowl at Boycs: Geoffrey Boycott talks about the troubles in West Indian cricket, Steven Smith's recent catch against Pakistan, and fast bowling in India
Mark Nicholas: Why the BCCI should use a carrot, not a stick, in its approach to the WICB
Peter Willey on suiting up against '80s West Indies, and umpiring in England
Samir Chopra: We as spectators have a great deal to do with the perceived complexity of the game, because we change over time
The BCCI set up a three-man committee to tackle the problem of chucking at age-group and domestic cricket, and it has produced significant results in five years
The board's latest standoff with its players has had embarrassing consequences internationally, so any resolution now needs to be approached thoughtfully
What Australia have not done since returning a fractured unit from India is head back to Asia to play an Asian team. Two of their major weaknesses - handling spin and reverse swing - will be tested in the UAE by Pakistan
Stats highlights from the fourth ODI between India and West Indies in Dharamsala
West Indies may have formally played the fourth ODI in Dharamsala but their fielding suggested their minds were already on the flight back home
Players demanding that home pitches should be prepared to favour them don't realise it's a retaliatory business
ESPNcricinfo runs the rule over the preparation of all 16 Australia players ahead of the first Test, which starts in Dubai on Wednesday