Sep 13, 2012: His numbers are phenomenal, and that's thanks largely to his ability to make a plan and stick to it
India v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Bangalore, 3rd day
Sep 2, 2012: Using his height, action and intelligence, Tim Southee has set himself to become New Zealand's long-term leader of the pace pack
Aug 29, 2012: A quick course on playing spin in the subcontinent
Aug 21, 2012: You could marvel at VVS Laxman's unorthodox style as long as you didn't try it at home
Aug 19, 2012: He found overwhelming success in his first seven Tests but is now struggling in England. It's all to do with the nuts and bolts of how he bowls
Aug 9, 2012: The use of a new ball from either end in ODIs has made his yorker, bouncer and slower one easier to deal with
Dec 26, 2011: Sure, the wickets in Australia are faster and bouncier than back home; all the more reason to pitch it up
Dec 25, 2011: There's a fair bit of bounce on wickets down under, but that's not as bad as it may seem if you're walking out to bat first up
May 30, 2011: Piyush Chawla, Amit Mishra and Rahul Sharma have the skills to be successful for India. But their actions still need some work
May 17, 2011: The two opening batsmen have more in common than just their placid demeanours and astronomical strike rates
Apr 14, 2011: Being an aggressive spinner is not about bowling flat and fast. Quite the opposite, and you only have to look at veteran bowlers operate in Twenty20 to see that
Apr 7, 2011: South Africa losing the plot against New Zealand was more panic than choke. There is a difference
Oct 28, 2010: Some batsmen and bowlers have come to be considered specialists at the end of an innings. How do they do what they do?
Oct 7, 2010: Most fast bowlers wish they were skilled in both arts. And though physics and genetics play a role in determining who gets what, it's not impossible to achieve the golden combo
Sep 23, 2010: Apart from squatting, diving, catching and throwing all day, a wicketkeeper keeps the team together with his observations and chatter. Don't let anyone tell you it's easy
Sep 9, 2010: It's not as simple as having men in right places at right times, deliberate vacant spaces are just as important
Aug 26, 2010: Keep an eye on the point of release, the wrist, the position of the seam and more
Aug 12, 2010: Video footage is well and good, but there are also plenty of clues for bowlers to pick up from their opponents' grips, back-lifts and stances
Jul 29, 2010: What do you do when the curator has it in for bowlers? You plan, persevere and pray
Jul 15, 2010: Backing up, calling right, rotating the strike, stealing singles, and avoiding run-outs: running between wickets is a skill in its own right
Waqar? Steyn? Lillee? Dinda? Vote for your favourite headbanded bowler
Simon Barnes: How much truth is there in the notion that it rests with the team fresh off a victory?
Ahmer Naqvi: Do you have to be obsessive in your love for the game to qualify as a true fan?
Jarrod Kimber: Australia are facing some familiar foes as they attempt to recover from their Edgbaston thrashing
Jon Hotten: Why not let captains decide what batting or bowling first is worth and use runs to buy the advantage?
What makes this innocuous-seeming bowler so difficult to handle?