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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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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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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With the Australian side constantly on the road, Steve Smith hadn’t even seen the two Test hopefuls in the nets, let alone a game.
Coach Darren Lehmann’s dossier is equally thin.
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No matter where you look – the Ashes whitewash, the domination of South Africa, the resurgence of Mitchell Johnson – the baggy green has lately been the focus of attention throughout the highest echelons of world cricket.
Continue reading “Juniors The Future As Australia Dominates Rankings”