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Spun out

Jul 8, 2008: The cupboard is worryingly bare when it comes to replacements for Shane Warne and Muttiah Muralitharan

Two into three won't go

Jun 24, 2008: Having three parallel leagues will not benefit English cricket

From hit and giggle to do or die

Jun 10, 2008: Why the increased focus on Twenty20 just may be good for English cricket

How good is Sidebottom?

May 27, 2008: England's Roger Daltrey-lookalike seamer is in contention for the crown of the world's top fast bowler

Better longer

May 13, 2008: Let's have fewer series but make the best ones last

Greed of the hour

Apr 22, 2008: England players earn big money and are set to make even more, but do they need to talk so shamelessly about the means by which they think they can earn those figures?

What spirit of cricket?

Apr 8, 2008: Does it matter anymore? Does it even exist?

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Elvis v Mozart

Mar 25, 2008: In England, the IPL is viewed as the monster that'll kill Test cricket. But maybe it won't be so bad after all

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The other Schofield

Jan 18, 2007: John Stern feels Ken Schofield's appointment to review one whitewash won't produce another whitewash

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The Ashes 2006-07

Arriving late for the Ashes party

Dec 13, 2006: John Stern says that the scoreline being what it is, England can't be thinking about outcomes. It's time for a performance

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England's Test venues

Enjoy cricket-style entertainment at The Rose Bowl

Nov 30, 2006: More and more venues around England aspire to acquire Test status

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The defining time

Nov 9, 2006: John Stern on Ian Bell - blessed by exceptional talent, cursed by the burden of expectation

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More power, not less

Oct 26, 2006: John Stern on Duncan Fletcher - England's back-seat driver

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Hindsight TV

Oct 5, 2006: There's a newish sports TV channel around specialising in nostalgia of the highest order. I won't reveal its name in case I'm accused of shameless plugging but I believe it may advertise its wares elsewhere on this website. It should be called Hindsight T

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Does anybody really care?

Sep 14, 2006: The question is: are England lousy at one-day cricket because they're indifferent to it or are they indifferent to it because they're lousy at it?

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The Oval Opt-out

A whiff of scandal whets the appetite

Aug 24, 2006: The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about, said Oscar Wilde. If cricket in England was feeling a bit faint after last summer then the past few days have provided a full-on oxygen mask of publicity

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The selection of Chris Read

A dose of shock treatment

Aug 3, 2006: Read does not have to score many runs to better Jones's recent record but he will have to keep very well

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Headingley '81 is no longer a milestone

Don't let history repeat itself

Jul 20, 2006: John Stern rewinds to the 1981 Ashes series - Ian Botham's Ashes - and last year's classic, with the hope that it doesn't take a decade to get over 2005

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England's captaincy conundrum

Freddie is the man to inspire England

Jun 30, 2006: John Stern ponders who will be asked to step into Michael Vaughan's shoes and lead England this summer ... and then into the Ashes

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Another step on the road to Brisbane

England need another Edgbaston boost

May 25, 2006: England know that all roads lead to Brisbane but they don't know which route will take them there or exactly who will be driving the car, says John Stern

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Modern Masters: Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar discuss Ricky Ponting's technique

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The Australian who dares to attack spin

From lead spinner and No. 8, Steven Smith has become a central figure in the batting line-up. By Brydon Coverdale

    'Gibbs used to toss the ball like a basketball'

My XI: Erapalli Prasanna on the West Indian offspinner who had a killer instinct

Cricket's humanity resists specialisation

Jon Hotten: Major sports are driving their competitors towards homogenous physical ideals, but cricket seems to celebrate diversity

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Manic one-day chases, and daddy partnerships

Also, most brothers in a Test XI, and the fastest to 20 ODI centuries

Has international cricket begun to break up?

The gap between the haves and the have-nots is growing wider, and the disenchantment is forcing a devaluation of Test cricket among weaker teams

Well worth the wait

Zulfiqar Babar missed five seasons between his first two first-class matches, and was 34 when he finally made his Test debut, but he is quickly making up for all the lost time with his artful left-arm spin

Younis Khan and the art of scoring hundreds

Out of 70 batsmen who've scored 15 or more Test hundreds only five are from Pakistan, but Younis Khan's appetite for hundreds matches that of some of the top contemporary batsmen

Australia outdone in every way

Surviving into the final session of the last day cannot disguise the fact that Australia's continued inability to play spin contributed to an all-round thrashing

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    Has international cricket begun to break up? (83)

    The gap between the haves and the have-nots is growing wider, and the disenchantment is forcing a devaluation of Test cricket among weaker teams

    Lyon low after high of 2013 (51)

    The offspinner was Australia's highest wicket-taker in 2013, but his form has dipped sharply this year

    Australia outdone in every way (51)

    Surviving into the final session of the last day cannot disguise the fact that Australia's continued inability to play spin contributed to an all-round thrashing

    Well worth the wait (36)

    Zulfiqar Babar missed five seasons between his first two first-class matches, and was 34 when he finally made his Test debut, but he is quickly making up for all the lost time with his artful left-arm spin

    No Ajmal, no problem for Pakistan (33)

    When a team loses its best bowler, it is expected that the team's performance will suffer. As usual, Pakistan defied the expectations