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.


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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