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?
Andy Zaltzman: Guess who is the world's second-best opening bowler in Tests this decade
Rob Steen: Lord Patel's appointment to the ECB could put the endangered format in the forefront, both financially and otherwise
Couch Talk: Barry Richards puts his shortened Test career in perspective, and talks about Bedi, Pollock and Viv
Kartikeya Date: Quality spinners have always thrived in India, so it may not be fair to suggest that the current generation of Indian batsmen is inferior
Jonathan Wilson: When the bad days outnumber the good, and the aches and pains hasten your decline, you wonder if each game might be your last
Stats highlights from the third Test between Sri Lanka and India at the SSC where India completed a rare away series win
For the fifth time in the last year and a half, India had their opponents five down for less than 100 only to let the lower order off the hook
After spending 15 years in the domestic circuit, Naman Ojha is expected to make his Test debut in the third match, for which, he says, he is not facing additional pressure because of the long wait
Cheteshwar Pujara's century was proof that at times in Test match play, survival need not mean mere tentativeness but the ability to wait for simpler things, like the loose ball
R Ashwin and Ishant Sharma dismantled the the opposition, Amit Mishra came back strongly, and Virat Kohli grew as captain during the series win in Sri Lanka
Every time the bowlers have earned Sri Lanka a slim advantage during this series, the batsmen have found ways to let them down, at the crease and in the field