Jun 22, 2016: Visibility is good, so is durability, and while it does swing a fair amount, it ought to spin as well
May 5, 2016: He cannot match the big hitters for power, but his numbers are as good as theirs - if not better
Apr 16, 2016: The adjustments they have made to their techniques have made it tougher for bowlers to exploit what were once these batsmen's weaknesses
Mar 2, 2016: Apart from creating awkward angles to right-hand batsmen, Amir, Wahab and Irfan each manage to pose questions with their distinctive skills
Feb 11, 2016: The novelty ensures that batsmen do not react as quickly as they do against bowlers with conventional actions
Feb 1, 2016: He worked to improve as a batsman, mastering his weakness against the short ball, and learning new strokes even though he was successful without them
Jan 18, 2016: It helps the batsman play many more big shots, but the cost is high
Dec 12, 2015: Their decision to block every delivery in Delhi required not just discipline but also infinite amounts of concentration, patience, adaptability and excellent technique
Nov 24, 2015: He goes through long barren patches between big scores. Can he change his technique without harming his fast-paced batting?
Oct 26, 2015: There was a lot more to Virender Sehwag than see ball, hit ball
Oct 18, 2015: A county stint helped him add variety to his high-quality left-arm pace and taught him to bowl within himself when wickets seemed scarce
Oct 2, 2015: He's delightful to watch because he makes batting look easy, but there are some gaps in his technique in the long form
Sep 26, 2015: Increasingly Indian batsmen seem to be choosing to stand with their feet far apart in the crease
Aug 19, 2015: He embraced the current practice of playing an all-out aggressive game without sacrificing the strong technique he grew up with
Aug 2, 2015: The Australian captain is considered world-class against spin, but his numbers in Asia suggest he has some chinks in his armour
Jul 30, 2015: What makes this innocuous-seeming bowler so difficult to handle?
Jul 28, 2015: Was the England captain's slump in form brought on by issues of technique or by a cluttered mind?
Jul 15, 2015: The lack of a backlift restricts the Australian opener's range of strokes, especially the drive, but he has managed to use his limitations to his advantage
Jun 9, 2015: India's leading offspinner of the 2000s fell away because of his tendency to overuse the doosra. Can he make enough of an impact in Bangladesh?
Mar 20, 2015: As a batsman, he's bent on taking the fight to the opposition, and it's much the same with his captaincy
The venue has a chance this weekend to show that the facility built for cricket has not been entirely lost to soccer
Peter Oborne recalls England-Pakistan series from the past
The Cricket Monthly July issue
Numbers Game: Since 2012, the average opening stand in Tests in Sri Lanka is 25.82, the lowest among the top countries
Luke Alfred: In these times of discontent in South Africa, batsmen like Dean Elgar and Heino Kuhn show that quotas don't necessarily have to cause heartburn
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 first day of the Antigua Test, where Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan stole the show from the hosts
Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar analyses the various aspects of the first day's play in Antigua
Also: the fastest Indian to 50 wickets, and Yasir Shah's unwanted "double-hundred"