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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

The No. 1 centurions

Dec 23, 2013: The first players to score centuries for their countries

Steven Lynch

It's a draw!

Dec 9, 2013: After Darren Bravo's superb effort in Dunedin, a look at some other famous match-saving innings in Tests

Steven Lynch

The quiet goodbyes

Nov 25, 2013: After the emotion of Sachin Tendulkar's last Test, a look at some farewells that didn't go quite so well

Steven Lynch

You'll be missing me

Nov 11, 2013: As the world prepares for Sachin Tendulkar's last hurrah, a look at some successful farewells

Steven Lynch

One of us against us

Oct 28, 2013: A selection of people who did well in international cricket against the country in which they were born

Steven Lynch

Have you met Mr Jones?

Oct 14, 2013: After the Smiths, we look at the Joneses to have played Test cricket

Steven Lynch

Who, me?

Sep 30, 2013: Some of the unlikeliest men to play Test cricket

Steven Lynch

The Smithsonians

Sep 16, 2013: Men with a popular surname who have scored international hundreds

Steven Lynch

Bruised but not shaken

Sep 2, 2013: Famous incidents when batsmen were hit by bouncers

Steven Lynch

Best of the rest

Aug 19, 2013: A look at some players who missed out on Test cricket because they came from Associate-member countries. (One from each nation.)

Steven Lynch

Best actors in a supporting role

Aug 5, 2013: Substitutes who played a significant role while fielding in matches

Steven Lynch

We regret to inform you...

Jul 22, 2013: After the Queen's visit delayed the start of play on the first day at Lord's, a look at some other strange reasons why play was suspended at the home of cricket

Steven Lynch
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    Clarke's fairy tale

Mark Nicholas: The last few days have been about being loved at last for Australia's World Cup-winning captain

    Come fly with me

Diaries: Sharda Ugra finds Hamilton's laid-back charm hard to resist, and summons up the courage to leap off the tallest building in the hemisphere

    What did we learn from this World Cup?

That there is a place for proper batsmanship in ODIs, that New Zealand punch above their weight, and that taking wickets wins you matches. By Ed Smith

    New Zealand's greatest almost

Jarrod Kimber: Led by their fearless captain, New Zealand threw themselves at this World Cup and came as close as they ever have done to greatness

When defeats haunt

Nicholas Hogg: In close matches you ponder over the what-could-have-beens; in a one-sided game, the past is put to rest quickly

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Wet weather dulls India's threat perception

The SCG might be India's preferred semi-final venue at this World Cup, but persistent rain in the lead-up has left them worried their spinners may not get the help they are widely expected to

From 110 to 150 kph, the Wahab Riaz story

As a six-year-old, he watched Wasim Akram at the 1992 World Cup and decided that he would be a left-arm fast bowler. As a man, he put on a show very nearly as memorable as Wasim's 23 years before

The battle of the bullies

This contest brings together a belligerent bunch of brats and braggers from two countries that are so different, yet share rampant egotism and a high opinion of themselves

Dhoni masters numbers game to crack ODI code

Over the last few months, he has slowly moved from a flashy finisher, to a more measured risk manager

Time slips by South Africa once again

It was Grant Elliott and New Zealand's time in Auckland. Not South Africa's. But the Proteas will leave this tournament wondering when that will ever change. Maybe next time.

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    The battle of the bullies (236)

    This contest brings together a belligerent bunch of brats and braggers from two countries that are so different, yet share rampant egotism and a high opinion of themselves

    India swept away by Australia's depth (183)

    India's Plan A in this World Cup had worked flawlessly over seven matches. When they came up against the toughest opponents in the World Cup, however, they were left scrambling for a back-up plan

    Time slips by South Africa once again (147)

    It was Grant Elliott and New Zealand's time in Auckland. Not South Africa's. But the Proteas will leave this tournament wondering when that will ever change. Maybe next time.

    Wet weather dulls India's threat perception (140)

    The SCG might be India's preferred semi-final venue at this World Cup, but persistent rain in the lead-up has left them worried their spinners may not get the help they are widely expected to

    The greatest time of our lives (138)

    Whatever happens, the Australia-New Zealand World Cup final at the MCG will be the most divine fun