The serenity of Kane Williamson
He is assured, humble and intelligent: a player opposition captains and bowlers find hard to combat
Decision 'insular and backward' - Malcolm Speed
Former ICC chief Malcolm Speed says the Associate nations' lock-out for the 2015 World Cup is "insular and backward-looking"
'Main reason is to protect Bangladesh and Zimbabwe'
The ICC's decision to exclude Associates from the 2015 World Cup has been met with understandable disappointment from Scotland and Bermuda
'Associates future must be decided in June'
ICC president Sharad Pawar has requested the council's executive board to reconsider the composition of the 2015 World Cup during the ICC 's annual conference in Hong Kong in end-June 2011
'World Cup should have 10 best teams' - CA
Co-hosts Australia want the 2015 World Cup to be contested by the 10 teams that most deserve to be there.
Vaughan irked by 2015 World Cup uncertainty
Justin Vaughan, the New Zealand Cricket chief executive, has defended the 2015 World Cup's likely ten-team format while urging the ICC to reach a swift decision on the qualification process
Adelaide Oval's identity crisis
By 2014 the historic South Australian ground is likely to become a stadium with vast stands and drop-in pitches. Will it retain a sense of its old self at all?
It's an Irish question and a global one
Ireland deserve to participate in the 2015 World Cup. That the ICC executive board wishes to freeze them out reflects a new phase in the game's global evolution
Split innings to be shelved by CA
Australian cricket's marketing experiment with split innings limited overs matches has been thrown out.
Strong named 2015 World Cup chairman
Cricket Australia and New Zealand Cricket have appointed businessman James Strong as the chairman of the organising committee of the 2015 World Cup which will be held in Australia and New Zealand
John Harnden named 2015 World Cup chief executive
John Harnden, the chief executive of the South Australian Cricket Association, has been appointed the chief executive of the 2015 World Cup
New Zealand World Cup chief appointed
Therese Walsh, who was chief operating officer for last year's Rugby World Cup, has been appointed to lead the New Zealand operations for the 2015 World Cup
'No doubt in my mind that Steve will be the next captain'
Shane Watson and Steven Smith talk about winning the World Cup at the MCG, what lies ahead for Australia, and Rajasthan Royals' chances in the IPL this season
Japan heroics show what cricket will miss
Japan's stunning victory over South Africa at the rugby World Cup is a timely reminder of everything that cricket's introspective rulers are turning their backs on