The Cricket Paper: Is it time we stopped trying to make our sporting heroes role models?

 

• A version of this article was originally published in The Cricket Paper on 19 January 2018. To access the original, and to subscribe to my weekly column, please click here.

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The Roar: The old boys (and girls) club – T20 XI

The World Twenty20 is underway and, as befitting this form of cricket, it started with a bang.

The West Indies’ Chris Gayle, he of golden bats, misjudged pitch-side comments and a backlift to strike fear in the heart of any bowler, was the man to deliver, bludgeoning an unbeaten century against an excitable England side.

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