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Jan 12, 2015: The rise of New Zealand is heartening, but the preponderance of whitewashes in the five-day game tells of cramped itineraries that demean rivalry
Dec 22, 2014: Good performances make all plans look good. The better team on the day always wins, irrespective of what was strategised in the dressing room
Dec 9, 2014: Players blame coaches for poor leadership, but often it's just a case of them being poor followers, or there being better players available for selection
Nov 10, 2014: Lessons from a book that delivers insights on coaching and captaincy without once mentioning either
Oct 27, 2014: The various acts that are involved in playing cricket well happen best intuitively, when we aren't consciously perfection in them
Oct 8, 2014: Players achieve greatness in different ways. With KP, embryonic greatness poured out like incense
Sep 24, 2014: Cricket should look to not only shore up struggling and emerging cricketing nations but also to export the game with entrepreneurial vigour
Sep 8, 2014: It's one way to explain India's turnaround in the 50-over games in England
Aug 25, 2014: Would he have fared better than the incumbent middle-order batsmen, Root and Ballance?
Jul 28, 2014: Aggression, defence, success, failure, innovation - they are all about our willingness to take risks and how we judge them
Jul 14, 2014: Do you gauge it by rewards or in terms of the experiences accumulated on the way?
Jun 30, 2014: Since players know they can get away with murder, umpires are often reduced to being a chorus
Jun 17, 2014: It's possible for two people to argue for hours about someone "crossing the line" without anyone knowing what or where the line is
Jun 2, 2014: Like football, can it be reinvented by master tacticians, or is it too individual to be shaped?
May 20, 2014: Exceptionally gifted but unreliable players are often given lots of rope by management, but far too many seem to believe themselves to be deserving of that leeway
Apr 28, 2014: Looking to autobiography for insights on how sportsmen play obscures the truth more often than it illuminates it
Apr 14, 2014: It's difficult to beat a huge talent base exposed to good facilities, and possessed of a long history of competing as a nation
Mar 30, 2014: Elite sportsmen today don't lack motivation, nor do they need to be whipped into shape. What they need from their coaches is tact, judgement and clear speaking
Mar 3, 2014: The role is still evolving, but it's unlikely it'll become the centrepiece of the narrative like in football
Feb 17, 2014: Teams that encourage individualism along with a sense of belonging to the larger group are likelier to succeed
Martin Crowe: How the top eight teams stack up ahead of the World Cup, plus predictions for the knockouts
Mukul Kesavan: What sort of cricketing culture sees conflict of interest as normal? The answer lies in the history of cricket administration in India
Australia are expectedly No. 1. Who takes silver? By Bishen Jeswant
Couch Talk: West Indies batsman Kraigg Brathwaite on his mental approach, and his captaincy ambitions
Beige Brigade: The boys feel smug about how good New Zealand are looking before the World Cup, and discuss their dislike for certain Australian players
And one that will be the same. A look at what has changed since 2011
How the top eight teams stack up ahead of the World Cup, plus predictions for the knockouts
Australia are expectedly No. 1. Who takes silver?