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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 death of Ankit Keshri

The Cricket Monthly: When the 20-year-old died after an on-field accident, it was the end of an Indian dream
TCM September issue

    'I'd bat Pujara at No. 3'

Bowl at Boycs: Geoff Boycott on India's batting order, and the problem of no-balls

    The Sinhalese speakers club

Diary: Sharda Ugra brushes up her language skills, and wonders at the new BCCI

Let us now bow to R Ashwin

Andy Zaltzman: Guess who is the second-best opening bowler in Tests this decade

Would it have been different with Khaya Majola around?

Luke Alfred: Cricket in South Africa is perilously close to being irrelevant for the country's largest demographic group

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Why is Pujara given short shrift?

He averages better than Rohit Sharma but still has to fight for a place in the Test side, mostly because he doesn't play ODIs

India's will to win tested by searing conditions

On a steaming Colombo day, victory did not come easily to India. But the team kept its focus, intensity and clarity of thought going, and reaped the benefits

All 60 wickets to India bowlers, and a rare comeback

Stats highlights from the third Test between Sri Lanka and India at the SSC where India completed a rare away series win

Another bowling display of two halves

For the fifth time in the last year and a half, India had their opponents five down for less than 100 only to let the lower order off the hook

Ojha's time to 'relax' before Test debut

After spending 15 years in the domestic circuit, Naman Ojha is expected to make his Test debut in the third match, for which, he says, he is not facing additional pressure because of the long wait

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