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Are you man enough for these 2014 awards?
Are you man enough for these 2014 awards?

Read on if you've drunk 52 beers or more in a sitting

What to look forward to in 2015
What to look forward to in 2015

Reviewing the year is for wimps. Instead, here's what's going to be making headlines in the year ahead

The administrators of 2014
The administrators of 2014

Because we need to appreciate the hard work and kickbacks they accept through the year

The gutting of Alastair
The gutting of Alastair

Connoisseurs of wacky cricket administration, come together now

The decline in Indian cricket news
The decline in Indian cricket news

Excessive legalese to blame

How to choose an England captain
How to choose an England captain

If there is no genius strain in him, check his school creds

The DRS' in-built safety mechanism
The DRS' in-built safety mechanism

Which protects humans from being enslaved by machines

Inside the ICC's Limb Re-education Unit
Inside the ICC's Limb Re-education Unit

Film released on top-secret establishment

The worst professional cricket team in the world
The worst professional cricket team in the world

A hilarious defeat that included a carefully constructed collapse, a pseudo recovery, and some blaming of the pitch

The best time to be an English cricket fan
The best time to be an English cricket fan

Is now, with the news that the choicest domestic cricket is back on free-to-air TV

What's the solution to illegal bowling?
What's the solution to illegal bowling?

The answer lies in urinating in a cup

Coach-speak: a crime against humanity
Coach-speak: a crime against humanity

You can tolerate players' incoherent babbling but when coaches start giving explanations, it's time to run

A post-mortem of England's 2015 World Cup campaign
A post-mortem of England's 2015 World Cup campaign

You've read enough previews and moaning, why not just skip right to the operational bits?

England's World Cup chances
England's World Cup chances

Ask Miley Cyrus about them, why don't you?

A new, revolutionary selection method
A new, revolutionary selection method

The Sanath will end all debates about faulty team-picking

Why we need the lousy FTP
Why we need the lousy FTP

The answer lies in why democracy is preferable to dictatorship

Tough Pup meets some top dogs
Tough Pup meets some top dogs

And learns Russian bone-shattering techniques and the importance of avoiding demeaning stereotypes

Is Tuk Tuk the new Boom Boom?
Is Tuk Tuk the new Boom Boom?

The continuing adventures of our favourite two Pakistani detectives

Why Marlon changed his tune
Why Marlon changed his tune

It's obvious, isn't it? Not really

Angry Boy to rescue BCCI's ad revenues
Angry Boy to rescue BCCI's ad revenues

Captain Cool's sidekick is taking the India-Sri Lanka series very seriously