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Change of plan

Oct 27, 2014: After the sudden end to West Indies' tour of India, a look at some other tours which ended prematurely, or didn't happen at all

Steven Lynch

Controversy, they wrote

Oct 13, 2014: As Kevin Pietersen's autobiography hits the headlines, a look at some other books that proved controversial in their day

Steven Lynch

The Bangladesh album

Sep 22, 2014: A look at the side's international highlights: from shocking Pakistan in the 1999 World Cup to whitewashing New Zealand

Steven Lynch

When Zimbabwe made heads turn

Sep 8, 2014: In the wake of that recent shock victory over Australia in Harare, a look at some of Zimbabwe's other international highlights

Steven Lynch

They did a number on us

Aug 25, 2014: A look at some of the more exotic statistics from the England-India series

Steven Lynch

The deciders

Aug 11, 2014: With England's long series against India about to conclude at The Oval, we look at some other classic five-Test encounters that hinged on the final match

Steven Lynch

No repeats

Jul 28, 2014: Grounds that have hosted only one Test

Steven Lynch

Mesmeric Sachin, soporific Boycs

Jul 14, 2014: Memorable innings in England-India Tests down the years

Steven Lynch

Leaving it late

Jun 30, 2014: After last week's dramatic finish at Headingley, a look at some other Tests that went down to the wire

Steven Lynch

The unplayables

Jun 16, 2014: A selection of cricket's most memorable deliveries

Steven Lynch

The lightweights

May 19, 2014: Cricketers who didn't trouble the weighing machine

Steven Lynch

The others

May 5, 2014: Cricketers who were overshadowed by their more famous relatives on the field

Steven Lynch

Desert-island reads

Apr 21, 2014: Cricket has probably spawned more books than almost any other sport. Here's a personal selection of favourites

Steven Lynch

Are you sitting down for this?

Apr 7, 2014: Netherlands beat England last month. A look at some other big international upsets over the years

Steven Lynch

Your names are numbered

Mar 24, 2014: Players with names that contain numbers between 0 and 10 (and one with 20)

Steven Lynch

Go figure

Mar 10, 2014: A look at some of cricket's more improbable bowling analyses

Steven Lynch

The tradesmen

Feb 24, 2014: A Barber, a Cook, an Engineer and other cricketers whose names are also professions

Steven Lynch

I'll not be back

Feb 10, 2014: After Kevin Pietersen's international exit, a look at some other unusual endings to Test careers

Steven Lynch

Guess who I met today?

Jan 27, 2014: Sharing a flight or bumping into them in the press box - it's always fun to meet cricket's rich and famous

Steven Lynch

A card for every occasion

Jan 13, 2014: A selection of strange-looking scorecards: from victory after 15 all out to England v the "Bs"

Steven Lynch
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'Ponting was an instinctive, aggressive player'

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

    MacLeod spells hope for Scotland

Allrounder Calum MacLeod's return from a faulty action is key to Scotland's World Cup hopes. By Tim Wigmore

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