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Players to watch at the T20 World Cup Qualifiers

The ICC Twenty20 World Cup Qualifier gets underway on October 18, and will feature 14 teams competing in the United Arab Emirates. The top six teams will join Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in the first round of the seventh edition of the men’s ICC T20 World Cup (earlier known as the World T20), to be held in Australia next year....

Opinion

Liverpool FC: A bastion of invincibility?

My idea was to build Liverpool into a bastion of invincibility. You know, Napoleon had that idea and he conquered the bloody world. And that’s what I want – for Liverpool to be untouchable. My idea was to build Liverpool up, and up, and up. Until eventually, everyone would have to submit, and give in.” The article was originally published...

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ProSports11 Contest Winners: A day with former Indian cricketer RP Singh in Dharamshala

Getting the chance to meet a former Indian cricketer is a dream come true for most of us. What if I tell you that you get a chance to have a lunch with a World Cup winner? You would go crazy, wouldn’t you? ProSports11, one of India’s fastest growing fantasy sports platform, pulled off the ‘dream-come-true’ moment for 8 hardcore...

Opinion

Australia retain Ashes in a thriller

For the first time in 18 years, Australia have claimed the Ashes on English soil. In yet another thrilling finish, the English tail fought valiantly before the tourists finally secured a 2-1 series lead moving into the fifth Test. This article was written by The Roar’s Ronan O’Connell. Australia looked to be headed for a comfortable win when they reduced...

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ProSports11 Bench 2.0 – Toss Ki Ab Chinta Nahi

Why Bench 2.0? Staying up late for the toss is not your cup of tea anymore. Now you have the option to rank your substitutions in order of preference. After you create your fantasy team, you will be asked to rank the rest of the players for them to come on as a substitute in case your team’s player fail...

Opinion

Old Trafford shapes up as the ultimate Test

It’s said that players learn more from defeat than victory. This is originally written by The Roar’s Tom Simon. And there will be plenty to learn about this current crop of Australian cricketers when they’re forced to front up again in Manchester and respond to their historic defeat at Headingley. Ultimately, there wasn’t much the Australians could have done on...

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Stokes revives Ashes with extraordinary match-winning ton

An extraordinary century by England all-rounder Ben Stokes last night breathed life back into this Ashes as the hosts levelled the series 1-1. The article is written by The Roar’s Ronan O’Connell. In an exhilarating finish, Australia had two golden chances to win the Test, with Nathan Lyon first fumbling an easy runout and then next ball unable to review...

Opinion

England’s captain is the Root of their problems

England showed areas of improvement at Lord’s but one fact remains: they still trail one-nil. The article was written by The Roar’s Glenn Mitchell. To win back the Ashes, England must win the series. That scenario is being made tougher by the loss of form of one of their key players. For many years, there has been a heralded quartet...

Opinion

Australia’s unlucky XI from the 2000s golden era

Australia were the Test team to beat for the majority of the 2000s. Iconic names such as Matthew Hayden, Ricky Ponting, Shane Warne and Glenn McGrath decimated all comers, but there were a lot of depth players who had their careers at the international level stunted by the continued dominance. The article was written originally by The Roar’s Jesse Dart...

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A huge leap of faith

“There will be no parade for our play-off win. The parades are for when you win something really big. We’re Aston Villa, we have parades when we win leagues and cups.” So read the joint statement from Aston Villa CEO Christian Purslow and manager Dean Smith following club’s promotion to the top tier of English football. Smith, a boyhood Villa...