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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ACA’s answer to Australia’s cricket woes

The Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) recently developed a ‘Premier Cricket Program’ to keep former first-class players involved with cricket clubs in coaching and development roles.

The program aims to close the gap between State and Premier (Grade) cricket and provide a future of more developed cricketers with higher competition at State and International level.

One club attempting to bring through these future stars is Sydney based Manly Cricket Club.

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