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Lyon learns from his mentor's mistakes

Aug 27, 2011: Mark Higgs made it to the fringes of the Australian team a decade ago, before fading away. Now he's understanding more about what went wrong as he guides Nathan Lyon to the big league

Daniel Brettig

'The BCCI thought India would just turn up and do well'

Aug 25, 2011: Ian Chappell, Kiran More, Aakash Chopra and Venkatesh Prasad look at five areas of concern India need to address

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi

At the Olympics, with plastic bats

Aug 20, 2011: So you think cricket featured in the Olympics just the once? In a certain Shropshire town's version of the event it's been the star of the show for 125 years now

Liam Herringshaw

Cricket's secular feast day

Aug 9, 2011: Boxing Day at the MCG is one of cricket's grand traditions. For some it's about being at the cricket, for some the Long Room, for some drinking themselves silly, for others a time with family

Greg Baum

Keep the battles on the field

Aug 6, 2011: There's been a lot of stroppiness in the England-India series. Both parties have been guilty of overdoing it

Sahil Dutta

Zimbabwe's wilderness years not all arid

Aug 4, 2011: There's no doubt cricket in the country has moved forward, and the sponsors are coming in as well. But that will only continue as long as they keep winning

Firdose Moonda

Which are the greatest dynasties of them all?

Aug 2, 2011: Is it possible to compare the Invincibles of 1948 to the West Indian teams of the '80s and '90s? After all they were simply products of their time

Gideon Haigh

The view from the bottom

Aug 1, 2011: The Affiliates have to work the hardest, for the least amount of money, to keep the game alive in their countries. Their stories are also the most heartwarming

Sharda Ugra

'Perfect the basics and then improvise'

Jul 30, 2011: Courtney Walsh is giving back to cricket by mentoring West Indies' Under-19 players. He tells them to keep things simple and to enjoy life on tour

Peter Della Penna

Can Uganda become Africa's second-best side?

Jul 26, 2011: Insiders think they could. And their recent showings, in Twenty20 especially, seem to bear out the hype

Firdose Moonda

'Every Shield game should aim to go late into day four'

Jul 25, 2011: The states need to look at producing pitches conducive to four-day cricket, and ensuring that younger players have mentors to turn to, says Queensland captain James Hopes

Daniel Brettig

Max of all trades

Jul 25, 2011: When he's not laughing at a famous caricature of himself, former Australia bowler Max Walker is writing books, doing charity work and developing iPhone apps

Brydon Coverdale

A plot of earth that knows its worth

Jul 21, 2011: Cricket is coming home for its 2000th Test, but even if the game's a dud, it cannot take away from the glory of the ground hosting it

Michael Henderson

The India I remember

Jul 19, 2011: A veteran cricket writer looks back a couple of India's earliest visits to England, featuring an incompetent prince-captain, a colossal allrounder, and more

John Woodcock

Kentucky fried cricket

Jul 18, 2011: Cricket Australia says its sponsorship deal with KFC is vital for the game's health, but in a country where childhood obesity is on the rise, many believe it's sending mixed signals

Daniel Brettig

Wearing the burden lightly

Jul 16, 2011: Carrying a weak and inexperienced team and struggling to deal with the pressure of expectations aren't easy, but Bangladesh's captain manages to do so and remain upbeat

Abu Choudhury

The forgotten men of 1991

Jul 15, 2011: Two players who were taken along to make up the numbers on South Africa's first tour after readmission look back, 20 years on

Firdose Moonda

Keeping the premiership window open

Jul 13, 2011: Victoria have made 14 of the last 18 state finals. Now they face the challenge of bouncing back after their first disappointing summer in years

Brydon Coverdale

Opening credits

Jul 12, 2011: The first session of a match is Test cricket at its most compelling: the hard new ball against the men who have to see off its threat - or, as is common these days, send it packing

Mike Selvey

The men who couldn't replace Boucher

Jul 11, 2011: During his 14-year reign as the South African keeper, Boucher has had at least six frontline challengers. Only two remain standing

Firdose Moonda
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India's pace puzzle: Aaron or Umesh?

With India playing most of their Test cricket at home over the next 18 months, they will have to choose between their two quickest bowlers most of the time. A tricky choice, given Varun Aaron and Umesh Yadav's hit or miss tendencies

Ross Taylor treats himself

How Ross Taylor reconciled with New Zealand cricket and made the highest score by a visiting batsman in Australia

Buttler plunders England record books

Stats highlights from Dubai where Jos Buttler broke his own record for England's fastest ODI hundred

A six-ton Test, and Imran's prolific 30s

Plus: most runs in a Test by a New Zealander, and c&b by the same bowler twice in a Test

South Africa fall to record lows

Stats highlights from the second day's play in Nagpur, where South Africa collapsed to their lowest total since their return to Test cricket

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