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Former Hampshire batsman; host of Channel Nine's cricket coverage
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Herath's goodbye, Root's hello

Nov 10, 2018: It was a less than memorable goodbye for a legend. For England's captain, it's all coming up roses

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How about Stokes at No. 3?

Nov 5, 2018: Selection for the first Test is tricky but England's ambition should be to embrace options rather than retreat to type

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Respect and responsibility must be the core around which the game revolves

Nov 1, 2018: The review of Australian cricket asks fundamental questions about sport's place in our society, and about cricket's values at a time when the game is hugely challenged

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England have cause for a little concern but not for panic

Oct 25, 2018: They might have got a reminder of mortality on Tuesday, but the stakes were low

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Sri Lanka's cricket legacy is glorious, but what does the future hold?

Oct 20, 2018: From the golden age of Rantunga and Murali, they are now at a point where the road ahead is uncertain, on field and off it

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England have ability. Do they have adaptability?

Oct 11, 2018: The next four matches in Sri Lanka will tell if they have a capacity for considered expression and the skill to thoughtfully adapt to the circumstances and conditions

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Living the last of Alastair Cook's Test match life

Sep 12, 2018: He finished as he began, with a century. The game is better for his place in its history

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Why Southampton was a good advert for Test cricket

Sep 3, 2018: Superb, sun-kissed action, drama, and generosity of spirit - what more could you ask for?

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The case for Vince

Aug 27, 2018: Why England ought to play him in the fourth Test, bring in Moeen Ali, and bring back Sam Curran

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Kohli's magic trick is his suppression of ego

Aug 23, 2018: As India captain, he needs ego in spades, but while on the job, he needs to show none of it. He has succeeded, and how

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Why batsmen have lost the ability to just play

Aug 13, 2018: The Lord's Test is just the latest in a long line of matches in which players struggled with basic technique and concentration

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The timeless human drama of Edgbaston 2018

Aug 4, 2018: Matches like this one allow for an experience of breadth and depth that the shorter forms cannot provide

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The task ahead of Joe Root

Jul 30, 2018: He needs to throw off the shackles to come into his own as a leader

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A different eye, a different mind

May 26, 2018: AB de Villiers was iconoclastic in his innovation and puritanical in his disciplines. From those contrasts came the man who can do it all

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Why only a hundred balls?

Apr 21, 2018: The ECB's new idea is not a bad thing. Here's how it could be better

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This is another wake-up call for cricket

Mar 29, 2018: The death of Phillip Hughes brought sobering realisations to the game; it is time we all look within again

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It is not a softer game we look for but a kinder one

Mar 9, 2018: Teams differ on what is within the spirit of cricket. But basic respect for yourself, your opponents and the game isn't hard to agree upon

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Are cricket's administrators able to think out of the T20 box?

Feb 22, 2018: It can't always and only be about the lowest common denominator. Cricket's many formats can co-exist successfully in England and elsewhere

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Cricket isn't ready for the grave just yet

Feb 8, 2018: The game has weathered storms in the past, and it will almost certainly do so again

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Why Steven Smith wasn't given the benefit of doubt in Sydney

Jan 22, 2018: Technology, despite all its advantages, can't provide the three-dimensional view that umpires have

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