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Former New Zealand batsman and captain
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England's Pietersen folly

Apr 22, 2014: They were making good progress in building a world-class side, but not getting rid of Kevin Pietersen after the texting saga in 2012 cost them greatly

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New Zealand must look in the mirror

Apr 17, 2014: If they are to live up to their potential in next year's World Cup at home, they need to look within and search for inspiration pronto

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Fifty for the pantheon

Apr 11, 2014: What if you had to narrow all of cricket greatness down to 50 names?

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The hand of the leggie

Apr 5, 2014: Legspinners have blossomed in the World T20, which has otherwise been an odd, somewhat ugly affair

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Why do we over-react when changing cricket's rules?

Apr 2, 2014: Instead of helping umpires react instinctively to situations, we have burdened them with misleading technology that has turned them into second-class citizens

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Why the BCCI won't be swayed by Richardson's DRS claims

Mar 24, 2014: The ICC's CEO hopes to get India on board and backing the review system, but that doesn't look likely to happen

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To bat right, get your mind right

Mar 20, 2014: Footwork may be crucial to the batsman's art, but a mind rooted in the present moment is just as great a weapon

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It's all down to the feet

Mar 12, 2014: The cornerstone of batting technique is foot position and movement

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Could it be New Zealand's World Cup year?

Feb 25, 2014: A few predictions and some surmise about the tournament from a year away

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How McCullum helped me let go

Feb 18, 2014: Not scoring a triple-century has weighed heavy on this writer, but New Zealand's captain has helped lay that personal bogey to rest

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Pietersen down on dodgy knees

Feb 10, 2014: He has been sacked by England for off-field issues, but the truth is that he probably couldn't have carried on playing Test cricket for much longer anyway

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A force called Kohli

Feb 4, 2014: He's in inexorable form, but his best is still ahead of him, and that is a forbidding thought for the bowlers he comes up against

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Forty overs is one-day cricket's future

Jan 31, 2014: It's the ideal amount of time to pack in plenty of action while also giving players a chance to construct innings and making for a better spectator experience

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To hell and back

Jan 24, 2014: Jesse Ryder has always been a gifted athlete but it's only now that he seems to have let go of the unimportant stuff and begun to believe

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Two-tier Test system, my foot

Jan 18, 2014: It's not right to abandon teams like New Zealand and West Indies who have given their all to prop up the game over the years

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A mouth-watering Indian summer

Jan 16, 2014: New Zealand must buck the trend and prepare pitches that provide more for swing and seam bowlers

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The Ashes 2013-14

Hard run-makers revive Australia

Jan 7, 2014: As England's senior batsmen went missing, Michael Clarke and Brad Haddin set the tone for their team to dominate in runs, hundreds and, ultimately, wins

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The battle against attrition

Jan 6, 2014: Administrators need to be mindful if players are to prolong their careers and not retire prematurely

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Kallis' legacy ranks with the best

Dec 30, 2013: He had seven phases to his Test career, and at the end of them he is fit to rank alongside the very greatest

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Swann and the fear of success

Dec 27, 2013: It takes an extraordinary athlete with an exceptional mind to not fear the pressures that achievements bring, and to soldier on regardless

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