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
Jan 29, 2014: Too many sportsmen are classed as "mentally not good enough", and though that may be true at one moment in their life it's not necessarily true for all time
Jan 15, 2014: The media wants constant access to players, and insights and honesty from them, but this desire can only cheapen the experience of sport
Jan 1, 2014: The idea that trash talk is a by-product of competitiveness, and essential to spice up a contest, is laughable
Dec 12, 2013: In separating sportsmen into two distinct categories - tough men and cowards - we not only miss the subtlety, we miss the whole truth
Nov 27, 2013: Hasty assumptions will not help Jonathan Trott, or our understanding of mental health
Oct 17, 2013: The real characteristic of good players in form is not the immobility of the head but rhythm and poise
Oct 2, 2013: Boxing, baseball, motor-racing and other sports have produced classics that films based on our game cannot hold a candle to
Sep 18, 2013: Like elsewhere in life, in sport too, deprivation makes people anxious and one-eyed, leading to mistakes and failure
In our series on cricket in fiction, we look at RK Narayan's Swami and Friends
The Cricket Monthly January issue
Ian Chappell: On the tour of India, the selectors will need to get the batting order right, and strike a balance between pace and spin
Living in the US, far away from the beating heart of the game, a father wonders how he can get the next generation to fall in love with it
The question won't sound so absurd if you think back to the history of helmet use in the game. By Michael Jeh
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
Some of the reactions on Twitter to Virat Kohli's record-equalling hundred during India's chase in Pune
In the past week, we have seen two shots that left us awestruck: Virat Kohli's jab that sailed over midwicket and Najibullah Zadran's six over the extra-cover boundary despite slipping in the process. Will either of the two top this compilation?
Stats highlights from the first ODI between India and England in Pune
Some of India's finest wins have come with Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni in harness at the crease. At Cuttack they rolled back the years to extraordinary effect
The Twitter world rose up to applaud Yuvraj Singh's hundred, in his second game since being recalled to India's ODI squad
Currently, Ajinkya Rahane doesn't quite have the body of work in ODIs that merit his inclusion. What can he do to press for selection in the Champions Trophy?
His Test stats as batsman and bowler compare favourably with some of the best allrounders, which is why his second-innings dismissal in Wellington is all the more puzzling
The shot Shakib Al Hasan played to be dismissed on day five at Basin Reserve defies explanation. It also prompts a few questions
As batting and bowling in ODIs takes on more of the attacking virtues of T20 cricket, where does the format stand as a product of its own?