Haddin: Crunch moments costing us

Sydney Sixers captain Brad Haddin believes the side’s top order needs improving if the side is to knock of the Thunder, as the Sixers were downed by the Brisbane Heat by 6-runs on Sunday.

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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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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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Pressure to perform: young athletes struggling to cope

The pressure placed upon young athletes to perform has reached dizzying heights, and some future stars are struggling to cope. Sam Alexander reports.

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O’Keefe impresses in noble act

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NSW left arm off-spinner Stephen O’Keefe has always been a humble, yet harshly treated individual. The 29 year old finger-spinner has consistently been overlooked for higher honours, despite consistently finishing with statistics defining that of a quality all-rounder.

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