Mar 24, 2015: Short, slight, fast, skiddy, moves it sideways, in-drifts it, and gets good bounce. And the last Australia probably saw of him was two one-over spells
Mar 18, 2015: Chatara to Dhawan: six balls, no runs, six paragraphs. There's a certain poetry about the maiden over
Mar 12, 2015: Or how England can take a simple idea and stretch it till it makes no sense at all
Mar 6, 2015: It's natural that cricket's obsessives should relish the sparkle of Afghanistan's play this World Cup
Mar 2, 2015: The long-lasting memory of a young batsman we have never seen before is of that one brilliant shot announcing his arrival
Feb 17, 2015: On the first morning of the World Cup: a most engrossing 14 runs
Mar 28, 2014: When you make 98 from No. 11 on debut, it is your premature fate to never just be another name on a teamsheet
Mar 11, 2014: He looks like one of Australia's top six batsmen, doesn't make the necessary runs in first-class cricket, briefly dazzles in Tests, goes away, then comes back
Feb 12, 2014: Insiders consider Kevin Pietersen's lack of "teamliness" his biggest flaw but spectators love to watch him play. So who matters more?
Dec 30, 2013: Watching and hearing a six hit at a ground is a visceral experience, even in an age when sixes are the norm, not the exception
Dec 26, 2013: Bill Lawry, no stranger, returns, with his gift to articulate precisely what the viewer is thinking
Dec 9, 2013: What makes a special cricket place special? At Adelaide Oval, part of it is that going to the cricket is about not having to watch the cricket
Nov 28, 2013: Does knowing how fast someone is bowling add to our experience of watching?
Nov 21, 2013: Thinking the Australian team unlikeable is a habit people slipped into. There comes a time for eyes to be readjusted
Nov 14, 2013: T20 is bad for batting technique, but could it be good for batting mindsets?
Dec 4, 2012: Ricky Ponting's departure can't have been the dream script people make it out to be, but at least he controlled his own destiny
Mar 29, 2012: McGain, he of one-Test fame, is well placed, perhaps, to see cricket's little disappointments for what they are
Mar 22, 2012: Has cricket missed out an obvious candidate?
Mar 15, 2012: Is there any point in being sad about the Sheffield Shield's place in our culture today?
Mar 2, 2012: They say no one ever remembers how you leave cricket, that the memory of you at your peak is what's everlasting. Is that true?