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Wake-up call for Windies World Cup
Wake-up call for Windies World Cup

Yesterday's co-ordinated explosions in the British capital will have alarm bells ringing everywhere major events or meetings of any kind are to be staged

'I played in two of the greatest Tests of all time'
'I played in two of the greatest Tests of all time'

Peter Willey is now better known as an international umpire, but for 22 Tests in the early 1980s, he was a doughty presence in England's middle order.

Poisoned chalices
Poisoned chalices

With a World Cup looming, national captains should be on guard

A game that's found its niche
A game that's found its niche

This season has been a great one for the Twenty20 Cup.

Ozias Bvute - The power behind the throne
Ozias Bvute - The power behind the throne

We profile Ozias Bvute - perhaps the real power within the Zimbabwe Cricket Union

The epoch makers
The epoch makers

Andrew Miller looks back on ten of the greatest momentum-seizing matches in Anglo-Australian history

Pakistan on an upward curve
Pakistan on an upward curve

Pakistan's cricket team is on an upward curve

Great expectations
Great expectations

The expectations are so high that many of us are already bracing to be disappointed

A history of Australia in India over the years
A history of Australia in India over the years

From Benaud's brilliance to Harbhajan's humdingers, Australia and India have engaged in some fearsome tussles over the past five decades

Drawing inspiration from Benaud
Drawing inspiration from Benaud

A detailed history of Australia's previous tours to India

Sachin's paradise
Sachin's paradise

The last place West Indies would want to play their next, crucial Test would have been the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai

Easy rider
Easy rider

Ramnaresh Sarwan has had the fortune, or misfortune, of having been singled out by the world at large

Why Richardson's 2000th makes him special
Why Richardson's 2000th makes him special

Mark Richardson - a very special batsman © AFP Mark Richardson's delayed start to Test cricket hasn't prevented him from jointly achieving the record of being the fastest player to score 2000 runs for the country

Where is the line in the sand?
Where is the line in the sand?

Is it time for New Zealand Cricket to take a moral stand rather than a financial one?

The V for Victory
The V for Victory

If Lou Vincent and Mark Richardson prospered yesterday by swatting deliveries to midwicket and square leg constantly, Scott Styris followed a different drummer

A terminal decline?
A terminal decline?

There was a dream that was Pakistan cricket, and it died in the dust of Sharjah

The birth of a spin quartet
The birth of a spin quartet

The hosts, despite being defeated, were far from disgraced

Back-foot glory
Back-foot glory

Lou Vincent and Mark Richardson played the percentages well, while the Indian seamers erred in not making the batsmen play enough

The oldest one-day side, and hundreds from No. 6
The oldest one-day side, and hundreds from No. 6

Steven Lynch answers more of your questions

Do the right thing
Do the right thing

How should a batsman bat