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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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    'A good T20 bowler consistently makes batsmen take risks'

Shane Bond on how fast bowlers can outsmart batsmen in T20s if they trust their variations and take their time plotting their moves. By Nagraj Gollapudi

Death by a centimetre

The Cricket Monthly: The chief cause for run-outs is a breakdown in communication. Even twins aren't immune
TCM April issue

    Many sides to a cricket revolution

Ian Chappell: While an administrative shake-up of the ICC would be welcome, the Essel Group's past cricketing ventures hardly inspire confidence

    A victory for cricket

Rewind: Within days of World War II ending, England and Australia were meeting at Lord's

Can cricket hold on to its multi-sport players?

Russell Jackson: Picking cricket over the richer football codes is risky for young players, who often choose it out of love rather than financial incentives

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The legspinner who never bowled

Greg Loveridge broke a knuckle in his first Test for New Zealand and never played another five-dayer. He's now among the country's wealthiest people

Representing India and his father

Sarfaraz Khan is one of India's most talented young allrounders but is he being pushed to live his father's dream?

Birthday hundreds, and the fastest to 2000 Test runs

Also, the best averages with hundred-plus Test wickets, and back-to-back ODI centuries by Bangladesh batsmen

Trott suffers moment of defeat

This was Jonathan Trott's lowest moment. The moment when the truth could no longer be concealed. The moment when hope vanished for his international future

Bangladesh's best partnership in Test cricket

Stats highlights from the fourth day of the Khulna Test between Bangladesh and Pakistan

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