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Mar 16, 2015: Taking the stats at your disposal into account does not mean your players cannot play a fearless and instinctive brand of cricket
Mar 3, 2015: Our sport can never hope to compete with football unless it takes an expansionist view
Feb 16, 2015: Modern captains have less power than ever, yet they are still held overwhelmingly accountable for decisions and tactics arrived at by backroom consensus
Feb 2, 2015: The only way to win, in the deepest sense, is to enjoy playing
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
Martin Crowe: Whatever happens, the Australia-New Zealand World Cup final at the MCG will be the most divine fun
Ricky Ponting on Steven Smith's bright future, and McCullum's aggressive leadership
Their playing careers were vastly different, and so are their personalities, but the road to the World Cup final for Hesson and Lehmann has been similar. By Brydon Coverdale
Cricket Sadist Hour: John Buchanan's man-to-man analysis of the finalists
Nicholas Hogg: In close matches you ponder over the what-could-have-beens; in a one-sided game, the past is put to rest quickly
For 30 minutes, everything else took a backseat, as the world watched in awe and fear, a fired-up Pakistan fast bowler mercilessly bullying an Australian batsman
Over the last few months, he has slowly moved from a flashy finisher, to a more measured risk manager
India's Plan A in this World Cup had worked flawlessly over seven matches. When they came up against the toughest opponents in the World Cup, however, they were left scrambling for a back-up plan
It was Grant Elliott and New Zealand's time in Auckland. Not South Africa's. But the Proteas will leave this tournament wondering when that will ever change. Maybe next time.