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A case for Olympic status and wooing China

Jun 27, 2014: England and India may not be interested in making cricket truly global, but several other countries would vastly benefit from participating in the Olympics

Tim Wigmore

Why punishment may not be the best way to deal with fixers

Jun 21, 2014: It may seem like a soft touch, but getting convicted match-fixers to seek forgiveness from their victims - team-mates, officials and fans - could help build a movement against fixing

Tim Hall

Why the BCCI needs to be more open about selection decisions

Jun 6, 2014: The case of Stuart Binny's selection for the England tour shows the importance of the need for transparency

Gaurav Kalra

Lessons for Moores - England rugby's cultural revolution

May 2, 2014: What can Peter Moores learn from how Stuart Lancaster recast England's rugby union team?

Tom Hamilton

A five-point programme for English cricket

Apr 13, 2014: A coach and former first-class cricketer outlines his vision for how to turn the game around in the UK

Neil Burns

It's the credibility, stupid

Apr 1, 2014: Without integrity, sporting contests are nothing - a fact that seems to have been lost on the BCCI

Gaurav Kalra

Indian cricket's conflict-of-interest problem

Mar 28, 2014: The amendment that exempted the IPL from the conflict-of-interest clause is the root of the current crisis, leading to Srinivasan's fall, and damaging cricket's credibility

Mukul Kesavan

Is Duncan Fletcher a soft target?

Mar 16, 2014: The Indian coach has been roasted after the team's recent below-par performances. But is the criticism fair?

Gaurav Kalra

What do the ICC proposals mean for the Associates?

Mar 14, 2014: They essentially uphold the inequity in the treatment of the Associates when compared to the lowest-performing Full Members

Tim Wigmore

The perils of data-driven cricket

Mar 2, 2014: For all his triumphs as England coach, Andy Flower ultimately got the balance between trusting people and numbers wrong

Tim Wigmore

Cashing out the future of cricket

Jan 23, 2014: The ICC's draft proposal seeks to distribute more wealth among the rich, mostly at the cost of development and investing in the future of the sport

Russell Degnan

Canada's Man Friday bids adieu

Jan 5, 2014: Leading a hodgepodge side, keeping wickets, and scoring runs - Ashish Bagai was the glue that held the team together

Faraz Sarwat

England in Australia 2013-14

The strange beast called confidence

Jan 2, 2014: While Mitchell Johnson rides a wave, Alastair Cook has discoverd the perils of having to take big decisions alone in a stressful time

Iain O'Brien

Ireland v England, RSA Challenge

England arrive in Ireland as unloved neighbours

Sep 1, 2013: Cricket Ireland politely insists that the ECB is doing all it can to help Irish cricket but many keen followers of the game are grumbling more than ever

Ger Siggins

A seminal moment in the war against fixing

Aug 12, 2013: Why charging three Rajasthan Royals players under an act directed at organised crime is a game changer

Ed Hawkins

Friends Life t20

Full houses and full pints at Twenty20

Aug 5, 2013: The signs from this season is that Friday night Twenty20 is the way forward, and from next summer that will be norm, but it does provide a new set of challenges

Tim Wigmore

A tale of two depths

Jul 24, 2013: Despite the regular despair of the 1980s, there was honour in watching Australia's struggles back then

Peter English

Eng v Aus, 2nd Investec Test, Lord's, 4th day

Payback not so much fun after all

Jul 21, 2013: The balance between England and Australia changed at Lord's, when victory became a formality - the pursuit of a whitewash might be the only thing that stops the series descending into anti-climax

Rob Smyth at Lord's

Get South Africa a think tank

Jun 21, 2013: With the next World Cup less than two years away, it's important to look at what's causing their one-day cricket dysfunction

Robert Houwing

Fixing? It's people like us doing it

May 22, 2013: It's convenient to blame the underworld for every instance of cricket fixing, but it's ordinary punters who are behind many of them

Ed Hawkins
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My Favourite Cricketer: Sanjay Manjrekar on his first sighting of Imran Khan's magnetic personality

'Smith always backed himself to win a Test for SA'

Modern Masters: Graeme Smith's fourth-innings stats are a testament of his tremendous mental strength

Are Test batsmen maturing quicker these days?

Michael Jeh: Does Rahane, Robson, Ballance and Stokes making hundreds in their first five Tests point to a larger trend?

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India out-reversed on dry pitch

England consigned India to two reverse-swing-induced collapses whereas India bowlers mainly relied on the new ball's movement and uneven bounce by hitting the deck hard

Bigger concerns for England than Lord's pitch

While the pitch took most of the blame at Trent Bridge, at Lord's England will need to get more controlling overs from their spinners. The reality is there is no quick fix

Ridiculed Ishant ridicules England

Ishant Sharma has often been the butt of jokes, and sometimes deservedly so. Today, however, the joke was on England

Another battle, another defeat on Planet Al

Alastair Cook has got used to feeling of the axe hanging over him. Only his team-mates can save England now

'The more fielders think for themselves, the better for the team'

Paul Collingwood talks about how fielding has evolved over time, manning backward point, the amazing AB de Villiers, and his fielding dream team

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