Let's give mediocrity its due
Let's give mediocrity its due

It's time the ICC organised tournaments where players like Sanjay Bangar, Matthew Bell and Owais Shah can compete without the fear of being totally outplayed

Free and functional
Free and functional

Howzat is a no-frills multiplayer browser-based game that's glitch-free, but don't expect much by way of social interaction

The Ranji Trophy is the new ICL
The Ranji Trophy is the new ICL

The IPL is under threat from India's premier domestic tournament and the BCCI won't stand for such nonsense

The struggle to save Twenty20
The struggle to save Twenty20

The terrible threat to the shortest form of the game. And why merit is thankfully being sidelined as a criterion for qualification

Why Pakistan is actually New Zealand
Why Pakistan is actually New Zealand

The new definition of home series has delighted many, and confused not a few others

Gameplay for purists
Gameplay for purists

Not pretty, but offering deep, challenging and rewarding features

Trademarked players, a catch-all apology, and the retirement of New Zealand
Trademarked players, a catch-all apology, and the retirement of New Zealand

Shoaib apologises for unknown crimes, Dilshan becomes a brand, and more such delightful stuff

Revolutionary scheduling, boxing tests, and a clerical error
Revolutionary scheduling, boxing tests, and a clerical error

The game's finest brains come up with innovative ways to save Test cricket, and India get their excuses strategy into top gear

Sachin's greatest challenges, and Sri Lanka's initial advantage
Sachin's greatest challenges, and Sri Lanka's initial advantage

A few things Tendulkar will struggle to achieve, Kapil's doctorate, and the boy who saw it like a football

India's sponsor sponsors
India's sponsor sponsors

Who'll foot the bill for the ones footing the bill for the BCCI? And an (almost) unique opportunity courtesy Australia's injuries

The dead-rubber World Cup, pointless 50-run stands, and the Vettori of the Year
The dead-rubber World Cup, pointless 50-run stands, and the Vettori of the Year

The ICC's latest dazzling innovation, the revival of an ancient Indian art, and the one award that fits all

The square cut that shook Parliament
The square cut that shook Parliament

Plus the advent of the exciting, revolutionary new 20-50 format

Thank you, uncles
Thank you, uncles

There's nothing quite like watching cricket with grumpy old men for company

The great bench-warming crisis
The great bench-warming crisis

Plus: the hottest innovation in cricket broadcasting, and a heinous scandal

I'm a cricketer, get me out of here
I'm a cricketer, get me out of here

The next world champions will be decided by a TV reality show

Sex, lies and a captain you can smoke
Sex, lies and a captain you can smoke

It's not all fun and games - the sex dossier has given rise to a few complications for the Indian side

Shocking ignorance, controversy and the Heimlich manoeuvre
Shocking ignorance, controversy and the Heimlich manoeuvre

Why wins and losses in the World Twenty20 are all the IPL's fault… er, perk… whatever

So you think you can retire from Tests?
So you think you can retire from Tests?

Retiring from specific formats of the game is so yesterday. There are plenty of other things waiting to be retired from

Shocking ignorance, controversy and the Heimlich manoeuvre
Shocking ignorance, controversy and the Heimlich manoeuvre

Why wins and losses in the World Twenty20 are all the IPL's fault… er, perk… whatever

A cunning Ashes plan, and the greatest batsman ever
A cunning Ashes plan, and the greatest batsman ever

How England are getting a headstart on their priority series by flopping in the Twenty20