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Opinion

Cricket handling mental health breaks well. So far…

On the surface, modern athletes citing mental health battles as a reason they’re stepping away from the spotlight should be applauded as much as their respective sports and clubs or teams for encouraging anyone to come forward and get the help they might need. We don’t have to go back too far to a time when the idea of speaking...

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Is replacing a successful coach the hardest job in sport?

There are two types of coaches: the one who has been sacked, and the one yet to be. That begs the question as to why anyone would want such a position. Beneath the perpetual pressure, conflict and scrutiny that follows a head coach in any sport lies a profound ardour and drive for success. The article was originally written by...

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The revolution will be televised: The Hundred begins to take shape

The Hundred is an action-packed, unmissable new 100-ball cricket competition that will put you on the edge of your seat.” So says the official website for The Hundred, a tournament which has polarised opinions long before a ball has been bowled in anger. The article was originally published on The Roar. To be perfectly honest with you, you could substitute...

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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...

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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...

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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...