Gentleman’s game? Keep dreamin’

 ‘Cricket: The Gentleman’s game’. It’s a phrase that is so robustly used by the upper cricketing echelons that those who have not yet witnessed the contest between bat and ball would be forgiven for thinking cricket is an old man’s match, debated instead of contested and located in a local country club rather than on the dustbowls of Hyderabad.

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The Aussie cricketers protecting Sydney’s grassroots

NSW and Sydney Sixers fast-bowler, Mickey Edwards, tells Sam Alexander how the Australian Cricketers’ Association is securing the future of cricket in Sydney and Australia. 

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The real reason Australia lost the Ashes

Many have not been able to answer the question over how Australia can be rolled for 136 at Edgbaston and 60 at Trent Bridge while the POMs pile on the runs.

It all comes down to Australian batsmen adopting a foreign tactic in unfamiliar conditions, and its ramifications were severe.

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Why the future of Australian cricket is being undermined

Australian captain Steve Smith echoed predecessors by declaring his new-look side, which will take on New Zealand and West Indies this summer, is an ongoing part of a process of ‘generational change’.

But when will the change cease?

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