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Weaklings turn bullies

Dec 21, 2008: South Africa have never, yet, snared a series in Australia. But suddenly their corner looks very compellingly like the one to be in

Robert Houwing

Bring on the exorcism

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?

Colin Bryden

Pakistan's missed opportunity

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

Ramiz Raja

Obsolete and essential

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

Robert Houwing

A player of two parts

Oct 17, 2008: Why the man who now holds the record for the most runs in Tests is two batsmen in one

Suresh Menon

Nowhere man

Oct 15, 2008: Why the Ryan McLaren issue has implications for English and South African cricket

Neil Manthorp

Elegy for the long player

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

Rohit Brijnath

A dose of vitriol

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

Neil Manthorp

More than money

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

Utpal Shuvro

Is Sehwag great yet?

Aug 15, 2008: Up there with the Gavaskars and Tendulkars? Just where does India's gonzo opener stand in his country's batting pantheon?

Suresh Menon

Biff collars the respect

Aug 12, 2008: Even his fiercest critics will now have to salute Graeme Smith

Robert Houwing

Poor leadership breeds poor results

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

Ramiz Raja

Feuding barons, tottering Aussie

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

William Buckland

Don't punish cricket for Mugabe's sins

Jul 1, 2008: Why banning Zimbabwe from the game for political reasons isn't the way to go

John Traicos

A fan's dilemma

May 7, 2008: Just which team does one cheer for in the IPL? A cricket watcher agonises

Soumya Bhattacharya

Too legit to quit

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

Lawrence Booth

Big across the border

Apr 3, 2008: The ICL is being lapped up in Pakistan. It helps that they have a team of their own to root for

Saad Shafqat

Footwork my foot

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?

Suresh Menon

Opportunity, choice and the IPL

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

Amit Varma

The Wisden Cricketer - March 2008

The 30-year catfight

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

Richard Boock
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The Cricket Monthly June issue

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Keaton Jennings on his debut Test hundred, growing up his father's son, and team-mates

    Can Australia Women win a seventh World Cup?

They have won six out of the last ten tournaments, but the competition is a lot stiffer today

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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We need to hear Kohli's side of the story

Now that we've had Kumble's perspective on why he left, we need to know why the captain felt the coach wasn't right for India

Pakistan, the Improbables

In today's age when analytics and reason underpin most aspects of life, all the data indicated that Pakistan did not have a chance. How then did their Champions Trophy win happen?

'I want to play like a brave man, like a lion'

Fast bowler Hasan Ali on leading the Pakistan attack in the Champions Trophy, and the influence his older brother has had on the way he bowls

Eliminating extras, and the funniest sledge

And which players have scored most runs and taken most wickets in the history of the Champions Trophy?

Champions Trophy XI: Captain Sarfraz pips Kohli, Tamim in at No. 3

India and Pakistan's best performers occupy seven of the eleven slots, while Kane Williamson is the only one from outside the semi-finalists

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