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?
Nov 13, 2008: The cricket in the Nagpur Test was variously decried as being defensive and unimaginative. But who said Test matches are about attacking all the time?
Oct 17, 2008: Ponting's team clearly isn't the force Waugh's or Taylor's were. They don't bat, bowl or field as competently
Oct 3, 2008: Why legspinners are more proficient when they're older and wiser
Aug 18, 2008: All too few top-level players have the writing skills to match. So why are they increasingly making inroads into the cricket media?
Sri Lanka in Australia 2004
Jun 16, 2004: John Howard's one and only contribution has been to put paid to any hope of Muttiah Muralitharan touring Australia
Libraries and museums add to the game's lustre, but not many have figured out how to keep up with the times. By Scott Oliver
The Cricket Monthly March issue
Mark Nicholas: Cricket is so much more than big hits and big runs. Hence the need to stop the march of big bats
Diary: Mohammad Isam tucks into the joys Sri Lanka offers, and is on hand for an epic win for his team
Scott Oliver: Pre-season anticipation often inspires one to set goals, but when this takes the form of chasing numbers, the effect can be stultifying
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
Stats highlights from the fourth day in Ranchi, where Cheteshwar Pujara batted for ages and the Australians toiled like they haven't had to in many years
For the third time this home season, the team took the lead after its opposition put up 400 batting first but the Ranchi effort was special
Did Virat Kohli get his tactics right on the final day in Ranchi? Going by his fast bowlers' lines and R Ashwin's late introduction, the Indian captain took a few puzzling calls
On a pitch most suited for him on this tour, David Warner, the T20-specialist-turned-Test star, got his eye in and then played a wasteful shot. The grown-up knock came from another T20 specialist, instead: Glenn Maxwell
Sudhir Gautam, uber Tendulkar fan, is now rooting for a new sport
Three days ahead of the fourth Test, the surface at the HPCA Stadium wore a smattering of grass. Will that, or Mohammed Shami's availability, subject to fitness, change India's combination?
South Africa are set to play 14 Tests in nine months soon, so both fast bowlers, despite being sent home from New Zealand, should not lose hope
This Bangladesh are crazy if they think they can beat Sri Lanka in their own den. Right?
Under duress again, Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim forged a match-winning partnership and contributed in the second innings to help Bangladesh create history