Dec 16, 2008: South Africa have been better in Australia than their recent results there indicate. Will they finally lay the ghosts to rest this time?
Dec 15, 2008: If the PCB had capitalised on its marquee team in the 80s and 90s, Pakistan would perhaps not be world cricket's outcast today
Dec 9, 2008: South Africa may not really need Jacques Kallis' runs at the moment, but he is a long way from being dispensable just yet
Oct 17, 2008: Why the man who now holds the record for the most runs in Tests is two batsmen in one
Oct 15, 2008: Why the Ryan McLaren issue has implications for English and South African cricket
Oct 3, 2008: India's big five battle on because that's what they do best. We can't expect them to suddenly stop believing and switch off
Sep 17, 2008: Almost every attempt by Norman Arendse to sound placatory and reasonable during his resignation press conference was followed instantly by something contradictory
Sep 17, 2008: The exodus of Bangladesh players to the ICL is not so much about money as about a feeling of insecurity and neglect
Aug 15, 2008: Up there with the Gavaskars and Tendulkars? Just where does India's gonzo opener stand in his country's batting pantheon?
Aug 12, 2008: Even his fiercest critics will now have to salute Graeme Smith
Jul 25, 2008: A captain who doesn't merit his place, a coach who isn't delivering the needed results, and a board that doesn't know how to govern. Pakistan have plenty going against them of late
Jul 21, 2008: The Bradshaw-Stewart Twenty20 proposal was good for the game and the fans, but it collided with the ECB's prime directive
Jul 1, 2008: Why banning Zimbabwe from the game for political reasons isn't the way to go
May 7, 2008: Just which team does one cheer for in the IPL? A cricket watcher agonises
May 5, 2008: The first two weeks of the IPL have proved that while Twenty20 is far from perfect, it is a valid form in its own right with its own unique attractions and pleasures
Apr 3, 2008: The ICL is being lapped up in Pakistan. It helps that they have a team of their own to root for
Apr 2, 2008: In the light of Sehwag's latest blitzkrieg, it is worth asking: what value does technical correctness in general, and footwork in particular, hold these days?
Mar 13, 2008: Talk about silly money all you like, but the bottomline is, the IPL will bring competition and the rules of the market into cricket - and that can't be bad
The Wisden Cricketer - March 2008
Feb 29, 2008: New Zealand may be in the dungeons of the Test championship, but when it comes to sniping and infighting they are world leaders
The Wisden Cricketer - March 2008
Feb 24, 2008: Never mind the retirements, reports of Australia's decline are exaggerated
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The Cricket Monthly March issue
Mark Nicholas: Cricket is so much more than big hits and big runs. Hence the need to stop the march of big bats
Diary: Mohammad Isam tucks into the joys Sri Lanka offers, and is on hand for an epic win for his team
Scott Oliver: Pre-season anticipation often inspires one to set goals, but when this takes the form of chasing numbers, the effect can be stultifying
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
Stats highlights from the fourth day in Ranchi, where Cheteshwar Pujara batted for ages and the Australians toiled like they haven't had to in many years
For the third time this home season, the team took the lead after its opposition put up 400 batting first but the Ranchi effort was special
On a pitch most suited for him on this tour, David Warner, the T20-specialist-turned-Test star, got his eye in and then played a wasteful shot. The grown-up knock came from another T20 specialist, instead: Glenn Maxwell
Sudhir Gautam, uber Tendulkar fan, is now rooting for a new sport
Three days ahead of the fourth Test, the surface at the HPCA Stadium wore a smattering of grass. Will that, or Mohammed Shami's availability, subject to fitness, change India's combination?
South Africa are set to play 14 Tests in nine months soon, so both fast bowlers, despite being sent home from New Zealand, should not lose hope
This Bangladesh are crazy if they think they can beat Sri Lanka in their own den. Right?
Under duress again, Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim forged a match-winning partnership and contributed in the second innings to help Bangladesh create history