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Editor of Intelligent Life magazine and a former editor of Wisden
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England's Jones-Read dilemma

Two keepers, one lack of consistency

Nov 14, 2006: Tim de Lisle expresses his views on England's decision to sideline Chris Read and bring back Geraint Jones

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Television and the ball-tampering controversy

The telly factor

Oct 3, 2006: The Darrell Hair saga shows how close and complicated the relationship between the game and the small screen has become

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How to revive England's one-day cricket

Rip it up and start again

Jun 27, 2006: England's one-day team are in disarray. They have been rubbish abroad for the last eight years, and now they're rubbish at home too

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Growing concern over a dodgy knee

The special case of Michael Vaughan

Jun 12, 2006: How fit does Michael Vaughan need to be of use to England, asks Tim de Lisle

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Kevin Pietersen and the art of express runmaking

The fastest bat

May 30, 2006: The holy grail of batting used to be consistency - the ability to make strings of high scores. It's still much prized, but it's no longer the chief aspiration of the most accomplished players

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England's national icon sleepwalks through the Lord's Test

Yes, Flintoff is fallible

May 16, 2006: Britain woke up this morning to a sobering realisation. Andrew Flintoff - the nation's hero, Mr Incredible, Superman, Leading Cricketer in the World, etc - is capable of making a mess of things

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A blast from Atherton and a memorable line from Wisden

The importance of being independent

Apr 18, 2006: It's a strange little tale - the curious case of the stand-in captain who made a run for it - and the plot keeps on thickening

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Both have got their one-day priorities wrong

Fletcher's Bothamesque flaw

Apr 4, 2006: Tim de Lisle on the need for separate Test and one-day sides - despite what former greats might think - and how the ICC Champions Trophy is already a bore, some six months before it starts

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Of superhuman efforts and debutants

Expectation, expectation, expectation

Mar 21, 2006: Tim de Lisle on how debutants have outmatched expectations in recent Tests ... and why we should savour the 400-run ODI and not complain about it being a batsman's game

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Of delays and curses

Nice guy spoils thriller

Mar 7, 2006: Rahul Dravid is an outstanding cricketer, the most classical batsman in the world today. And he is one of the good guys - polite, modest and thoughtful. But at Nagpur, in a Test that had more twists than a racetrack, the biggest twist of all was that Drav

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The ICC gets something right

Twenty20 demands a World Championship

Feb 21, 2006: Last week, the ICC floated an idea of a Twenty20 World Championship and the BCCI immediately rubbished it. But it was the ICC who were right

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The Cricket Monthly April issue

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Ask Steven: Also, which player waited more than 100 Tests to get a century?

Faulkner confronted by the finish line

Daniel Brettig: His eclipse as a member of Australia's top flight parallels that of Simon O'Donnell

The fear and loathing of not getting picked

Nearly every cricketer has had to deal with rejection, even Bradman. By Nicholas Hogg

The hinterland of 40

Jon Hotten: At Lord's we saw three in-between scores of the sort that are as likely to annoy the selectors as excite them

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Australia are mirroring their captain's defiance

Steven Smith defied those who didn't give him a chance as a batsman. Now his team is doing the same on a tour no one thought they could compete in

How a spinner can break the rhythm of the batsman

By learning how to subtly change the pace of his deliveries

All-time IPL XI : The allrounders

Pick your two allrounders for our all-time IPL XI and help put together the team with our panel of experts

Dissecting the Daredevils batting order

Aakash Chopra analyses the Delhi Daredevils batting order, and offers insight into some of the more curious events during their game against Kolkata Knight Riders

Dismissing Tendulkar, and an U-19 triple

Also, what's the record for most matches without scoring a run?

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