Jul 25, 2016: It might sound counter-intuitive but players can convert the experience of mental strain into purposefulness, and derive strength from it
Jul 11, 2016: When you go to watch a Test, you participate in a ritual that is a part of civilised existence
Jun 27, 2016: A two-division structure will give the format the shake-up it needs. It's important for fans of the traditional game to embrace change
Jun 13, 2016: Records and victories matter, but not as much as the power sportsmen have to engage our emotions and imagination
May 30, 2016: T20 has produced a breed of player who with his imagination, athleticism and technical mastery proves that scoring prodigiously and fast does not have to involve massive risk-taking
May 16, 2016: The sport and media landscape has changed so much that we may never have definitive voices like his ever again
Apr 4, 2016: Who will win the war of techniques: the batsmen or the power hitters? Will timing triumph over muscle?
Mar 21, 2016: The way they throw themselves into cricket with unfettered passion is a lesson to those of us for whom the game may have lost its freshness
Mar 7, 2016: For all the perspective he gained later in life, would Martin Crowe have been the batsman he was if not for the disharmony within him?
Feb 22, 2016: He was able to free himself of the pressure of looking in the rear-view mirror and instead set about building an expressive, audacious team
Feb 9, 2016: George Bailey's technique shows that an alternative set of solutions is evolving, which are less derivative of baseball
Jan 11, 2016: It's about trusting yourself rather than premeditating events, achieving simplicity in a complex environment, and finding clarity in the midst of a contest
Dec 29, 2015: The doomsayers may believe different, but sport is a more prominent part of our culture than ever, and fears of its decline are vastly exaggerated
Dec 15, 2015: The greatest competitive advantage, in cricket and other games, is the ability to use existing information better than the opposition - i.e. critical thinking
Dec 1, 2015: Is ranting at players during team talks like bloodletting in the age of quack doctors?
Nov 13, 2015: In most sportsmen, extraordinary ability and strengths are inevitably accompanied by some inadequacy, big or small. Not so with AB de Villiers
Nov 2, 2015: Test cricket will be under threat if there is resistance to experiments such as day-night matches
Oct 19, 2015: The bad-light farce in Abu Dhabi should be a wake-up call to the ICC to be more proactive in enforcing rules that benefit the game at large
Oct 5, 2015: The legend of great sportsmen like WG Grace, Babe Ruth and Sachin Tendulkar is partly to do with the eras they lived in
Sep 21, 2015: Mastery, playfulness, naturalness, style, wonder, mystery - all these concepts are relevant to the idea of genius. But is the term relevant to sport at all?
In 1975 against West Indies, Jeff Thomson let it rip on Boxing Day
The Cricket Monthly July issue
John Crawley talks about playing against Australia, his best innings, highs and lows with Lancashire, and teaching history
Mahela Jayawardene talks about reforming Sri Lankan cricket, and the challenges of handling big-name players
The venue has a chance this weekend to show that the facility built for cricket has not been entirely lost to soccer
Jon Hotten: At Lord's we saw three in-between scores of the sort that are as likely to annoy the selectors as excite them
Also: the fastest Indian to 50 wickets, and Yasir Shah's unwanted "double-hundred"