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Jul 28, 2011: Test matches burn bright in the memory whether you watched them or not
Jul 26, 2011: In Test cricket, like in no other game, time is a protagonist. An instant can be an aeon, hours can go by in a heartbeat
Jul 24, 2011: The great spinners visualised their wickets and deceived the batsmen in the air. But why are today's bowling coaches almost always fast men?
Jul 14, 2011: They're evocative, they're old-timey, they're among cricket's few constants in an age of change
May 30, 2011: You don't support your side through a World Cup win and then forget all about it inside a week to cheer them as they turn out for different teams in a Twenty20 league
Apr 8, 2011: As the 2011 season gets underway, a county cricket watcher recalls his first year travelling the Sunday League grounds of 1980s Britain with a press pass-wielding father
Apr 2, 2011: Which team does a second-generation British Asian fan cheer for? It's not all that straightforward
Mar 24, 2011: Will the two sides meet in this World Cup? One can but live in hope
May 25, 2010: What are you if you switch the TV on at three in the morning knowing full well your team will probably get a pasting?
Mar 7, 2010: You can't miss them if you're going to an Ashes Test in England: the bald, scarred, toothless gents who're dying to get you into the ground
Feb 22, 2010: All too few men stand between us and the mind-numbing drivel that commentators and players spew these days
Feb 14, 2010: In the years following India's independence, many fans' link to the game was the radio, usually owned by the English-speaking, all-knowing man of the town
Dec 26, 2009: Living 40 minutes away from the MCG is something you can come to take for granted, a homesick Victorian realises
Dec 7, 2009: India v Pakistan in Kolkata, Laxman and Ganguly at the crease. Fly into town for the day?
Oct 16, 2009: There's nothing quite like watching cricket with grumpy old men for company
Sep 11, 2009: On two spinners who made the special art of deception their own, and gave the game a gripping narrative in the process
Aug 20, 2009: On meeting a childhood hero - and letting him down
Jul 28, 2009: Cricket has outdone other sports in commercialisation, at the cost of the viewing experience - but perhaps that's no more than we deserve
Jul 24, 2009: A hunk of wood for a bat, stones for balls, his father's awkward action to face: Michael Hussey's initiation to cricket wasn't exactly indicative of what was to come
Mar 10, 2009: In 2004 Pakistan unrolled the red carpet for India. A look at the team's arrival in Lahore
Martin Crowe: Have a 40-over tournament with 18 teams, played over ten weeks, with a best-of-three finals
Couch Talk: Nathan Bracken backs his side to win the World Cup, looks back at 2007, and at the premature end to his career
Rob Steen hands out awards for the first third of the World Cup
Nicholas Hogg: Escaping the cold of England for a cricket tour and a wedding celebration in India: capital idea, no?
Jon Hotten: Stats and trends that are older than six months ago are redundant. And a revolution is coming
It has helped that India have a captain who has lasted as long as he has due to his approach of treating cricket for what it is: a game
AB de Villiers returned to give West Indies another hammering, this time at the SCG
Following their dominant start to the World Cup, India have three relatively low-pressure games to fine-tune ahead of the knockouts, and they will want to get their death-overs batting right
A 40-over tournament with 18 teams, played over ten weeks, with a best-of-three final will help identify a true champion team with luck playing little part
After another blunt display, James Anderson's form at this World Cup is becoming a significant problem for England
Our sport can never hope to compete with football unless it takes an expansionist view