Apr 8, 2006: At the start of the 1986 season David Gower was captain of England, but he was hanging on by his fingernails
Mar 18, 2006: Of all the daft innovations thrown at the County Championship, the decision to limit matches to two days in 1919 ranks as one of the worst
Mar 11, 2006: Martin Williamson looks back on the world's first floodlit match ... and it took place more than 50 years ago at Arsenal
Mar 4, 2006: Martin Williamson looks back on the setting of one of cricket's most enduring records, that of throwing the cricket ball, way back in 1882
Feb 18, 2006: Martin Williamson looks back to New Zealand v West Indies in 1979-80, one of the most acrimonious series of all time
Feb 11, 2006: Martin Williamson on some odd goings on at Harrogate
Feb 4, 2006: Martin Williamson on Garry Sobers's big mistake when he played cricket in Rhodesia
Jan 28, 2006: Martin Williamson on WG Grace's bitter row with Gloucestershire and his move to form London County CC
Jan 21, 2006: Martin Williamson on the debt owed by England's cricketers to James Seymour, who played more than 500 times for Kent between 1900 and 1926, and was part of their great pre-war side
Jan 14, 2006: Martin Williamson looks back at the infamous Tiger Moth fly-by which landed David Gower and John Morris in hot water
Dec 31, 2005: Martin Williamson looks back at Andy Ganteaume, who made a hundred on his Test debut ... and never played again
Dec 24, 2005: Martin Williamson looks back at a three-over farce on Christmas Day at Indore
Dec 17, 2005: Martin Williamson looks back the highest score by a schoolboy in England
Dec 9, 2005: Martin Williamson traces the history of one of the games most enduring pieces of art
Dec 3, 2005: "The good years started as the result of a brawl. They ended with another fight"
Nov 26, 2005: Martin Williamson looks back at what was probably the most acrimonious Test of all time
Nov 19, 2005: Bramall Lane, Sheffield, for over a century the heart of Yorkshire cricket, stages its last county match this month
Nov 12, 2005: When the covering at Lord's left Pakistan fuming
Nov 5, 2005: When a prank which saw a Pakistani umpire drenched with a bucket of water had far more serious consequences
Oct 29, 2005: Ask anyone about controversial England tours to Pakistan, and 1987-88 or 1968-69 are the most likely to spring to mind. But sandwiched in between those two was a series which was, in its own way, almost as miserable as the others
Tony Cozier: While the tournament's popularity is beyond doubt, local governments haven't been satisfied with their returns in investment
Waqar? Steyn? Lillee? Dinda? Vote for your favourite headbanded bowler
Simon Barnes: How much truth is there in the notion that it rests with the team fresh off a victory?
Ahmer Naqvi: Do you have to be obsessive in your love for the game to qualify as a true fan?
Jon Hotten: Why not let captains decide what batting or bowling first is worth and use runs to buy the advantage?
Papua New Guinea's attractive team kit at the World T20 Qualifier, cool cap included, caught our attention. What's your favourite of them all?
On Sunday, Tillakaratne Dilshan became the 11th batsman to score 10,000-plus ODI runs. Here are the key numbers from his ODI career
Why was it that Australia put in such a hazy performance in a match that mattered so much? Of the two teams they are the more experienced, the more used to winning and entering this week the more confident
England's selectors can reflect proudly on their decisions for the Edgbaston Test, but they will really earn their money in deciding who replaces James Anderson and what to do about an opener
Australia's selectors and management have been accused of being too harsh on Brad Haddin but the team's horrible display at Edgbaston suggests that they may actually have been too lenient, and not just on him
What makes this innocuous-seeming bowler so difficult to handle?
Dale Steyn sported a headband in the Test series against Bangladesh. Who's your favourite bowler with a headband?