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Jan 2, 2012: In Melbourne he began both innings serenely, before losing form a bit. He now seems to need to think where once he barely had to
Dec 24, 2011: Eight years after he astonished Melbourne with 195 in a day, Sehwag is back. What will he produce this time?
Dec 16, 2011: From one-trick slog pony to Test cricketer - and, as always, the children knew first
Dec 9, 2011: Do slow left-armers lack something other spinners have?
Dec 1, 2011: The season's begun in Australia, and there's plenty of talk about the game
Jul 8, 2010: Could a man with such a poor record in matters of Aboriginal rights have made a good president of the ICC?
Jun 25, 2010: The general public antipathy for Shane Watson may have more than a little to do with the ancient, hazy balance between the team and the individual
Dec 24, 2009: With no fear of decapitation to conquer, how can a cricketer be truly brave?
Dec 1, 2009: Bats have steadily gotten bigger over the years; why has the ball stayed the same size for close to a century?
Oct 20, 2009: Selection trials are obsolete now, and the big players hardly ever play domestic cricket. How does the modern selector judge who is a future Test cricketer and who isn't?
Sep 29, 2009: The unthinkable is something Australia's captain must be thinking about, a lot
Jul 27, 2009: It's time Australia's think tank latched on to Flintoff's weakness against right-handers
Jun 11, 2009: How well can Australia's latest prodigy do? Depends on how well he tackles the doubt, fear and expectation that accompany him when he walks out to bat
May 20, 2009: It's hard to think of an Ashes squad weirder than the one picked by the NSP
May 4, 2009: If a stump falls and no one is around to write about it, does it mean Australia must be playing Pakistan
Mar 26, 2009: Bryce McGain should be given all the help he needs to make sure his first Test is not his last
Mar 12, 2009: Australia have had to strain every sinew for the win against South Africa. It makes for a nice change
Feb 26, 2009: Australia's dressing-room celebrations used to be about spontaneity and mateship. Not anymore, it would seem
Jan 15, 2009: The Australian selectors' fixation on creating allrounders out of players who aren't has affected more than a few careers
Dec 25, 2008: Matthew Hayden has played the muscular biffer, pillaging mostly average attacks with great success. Is he among the greatest openers, as his figures seem to indicate?
Ask Steven: Also, most balls faced in a T20, highest limited-overs score at Lord's, and long lives after Test debut
Mark Nicholas: They have to see a glass that is half-full, and play the game as if it is just that, a game; and an opportunity
My Favourite Cricketer: Sanjay Manjrekar on his first sighting of Imran Khan's magnetic personality
Modern Masters: Graeme Smith's fourth-innings stats are a testament of his tremendous mental strength
Michael Jeh: Does Rahane, Robson, Ballance and Stokes making hundreds in their first five Tests point to a larger trend?