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A bad day at the office for Murali
A bad day at the office for Murali

The 67 runs Muttiah Muralitharan conceded in the first VB Series match against Australia is his second-most expensive figures in ODIs

Inzy's Lahore run fest
Inzy's Lahore run fest

Rahul Dravid has the opportunity to become the first Indian captain to win a Test at Lahore when the series gets underway on Friday the 13th

Players to watch
Players to watch

Osman Samiuddin and Dileep Premachandran pick their three players to watch

The Little Book of Cricket
The Little Book of Cricket

A review of The Little Book of Cricket by Ralph Dellor and Stephen Lamb

Key battles
Key battles

Can Virender Sehwag dominate Shoaib Akhtar like he did the last time the two played? Can Inzamam-ul-Haq thwart the Anil Kumble menace?

Bags more common sense needed
Bags more common sense needed

Andrew McLean gives a fan's eye view of the bag checks issue at Christchurch and suggests how to improve matters

Declaring twice and losing, and the 100-Test wonders
Declaring twice and losing, and the 100-Test wonders

The regular Monday column in which Steven Lynch answers your questions about (almost) any aspect of cricket:

Walter Hammond - A Cricketing Great
Walter Hammond - A Cricketing Great

Of any great cricketer, statistics show only part

When declarations attack
When declarations attack

Records tumble at Sydney

Pride before a fall
Pride before a fall

Five occasions when declarations backfired

Blight and Bravo
Blight and Bravo

Vaneisa Baksh considers West Indies' year

Zoo TV
Zoo TV

What happens when every TV channel and its auntie wants compelling cricket programming?

The facilitator
The facilitator

Bob Woolmer speaks about his role in Pakistan's evolution and the changes since he took over

MacGill takes 50 at the SCG
MacGill takes 50 at the SCG

Jacques Kallis and Ashwell Prince established a new record for the fourth wicket for South Africa against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground

Taking guard
Taking guard

India's go-to guy has just had an extra helping of responsibility heaped onto his plate. And unsurprisingly enough, he seems all set to deal with it in a meticulous, balanced, innovative way

Morning Everyone: A Sportswriter's Life
Morning Everyone: A Sportswriter's Life

Simon Lister reviews Morning Everyone by Simon Hughes

Bangladesh taste Test success and Tendulkar turns it on
Bangladesh taste Test success and Tendulkar turns it on

Cricinfo and Wisden writers pick their best and worst moments from 2005

An old favourite and Harmison's charge
An old favourite and Harmison's charge

Cricinfo and Wisden writers select their best and worst moments from 2005

Intimations of mortality
Intimations of mortality

Peter English looks back on a year to forget for Australia

Chappell's finger and Pietersen's guts
Chappell's finger and Pietersen's guts

Cricinfo and Wisden writers select their best and worst moments from 2005