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...

Featured, Opinion

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...

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WI vs IND 1st ODI: ProSports11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI & Pitch Report

After a clean sweep of the T20 series, India’s tour of America and the Caribbean moves into the ODI format as Providence Stadium plays host to the first of three contests as both teams start the long four-year haul towards the 2023 World Cup. Despite both teams finishing at opposite ends of the points table in last month’s World Cup...

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Root’s puzzling tactics leave him open for criticism

While England dissect their loss in the first Ashes Test, the spotlight may fall on skipper Joe Root, who was tactically outdone on several occasions in Birmingham. (The article was originally published by The Roar’s David Schout) At key junctures, Root didn’t just give the Aussies a lifeline – he threw them a rope long enough to grab with both...

Major Events

Premier League 2019: Understanding ProSports11 points system for Fantasy Football

Here’s how your ProSports11 fantasy team earns points in fantasy football. PLAYING TIME  Action Points  Played between 30-60 mins 1  Played 60 minutes or more (excluding stoppage time) 2  For being on bench 0.5 ATTACK  Action Points  For every goal scored (Forward) 4  For every goal scored (Midfielder) 5  For every goal scored (GK/Defender) 6  For every assist 3  ...

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Dale Steyn quits Tests, Brendon McCullum retires from all formats

Legendary New Zealand cricketer Brendon McCullum on Monday announced his decision to retire from all formats of the game. South African speedster Dale Steyn will retire from Test cricket. While McCullum will retire from all formats at the end of the ongoing Global Canada T20 League, Steyn will continue to represent South Africa in white-ball cricket.  The Kiwi cricketer described...

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Steve Smith Becomes Second-Fastest Batsman After Don Bradman to Register 25 Test Centuries

Australian batsman Steven Smith on Sunday became the second-fastest batsman to register 25 centuries in the Test format. He achieved the feat during the second innings of the first Ashes Test match against England. Smith recorded his 25th century in 119th innings and went past Indian skipper Virat Kohli who had achieved the feat in 127 innings. With this feat,...

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Manchester City Beat Liverpool on Penalties in 2019 FA Community Shield Final

Manchester City fired the first shot in their battle for supremacy with rivals Liverpool on Sunday as they snatched the Community Shield with a 5-4 penalty shoot-out win after a 1-1 draw at Wembley. Raheem Sterling gave City a first half lead before Joel Matip grabbed a late equaliser for Liverpool in the annual curtain-raiser to the English top-flight season. ...

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Ashes 2019, ENG vs AUS 1st test: ProSports11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI & Pitch Report

While many cricketing fans see the World Cup as the pinnacle of the sport, for others, victory in an Ashes series is still the game’s most prestigious achievement. Whichever holds true, England get the chance to enjoy their greatest summer of cricket by holding both trophies concurrently when the first Test begins Thursday at Edgbaston. For the 71st contest as...