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Paul D

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Who are the biggest boom or bust players of all time?

Who are the biggest boom or bust players of all time?

18 Feb 2016

As part of a discussion a few days ago regarding Brendon McCullum’s legacy, a stat was cited by Geoff Lemon that McCullum had scored some 17.6 per cent of his runs from a mere five innings.

Last Man Stands: Cricket’s true people’s game

Last Man Stands: Cricket's true people's game

19 Jan 2016

One of the best recent takes on amateur level cricket is The Grade Cricketer – a searing, no-holds-barred satire on the strange world of aspiring cricket in this country, covered previously on The Roar by Dane Eldridge.

What makes a great indoor cricket team?

5 Jan 2016

It’s often said that the only thing indoor cricket has in common with outdoor cricket is the name.

Brisbane Lions need to get used to the drought

21 Apr 2015

Two weeks in and there’s the familiar odour of déjà vu wafting out of the Gabba. Yet another season where starry eyed optimism has given way to gloom.

The best innings by an overseas batsman since 1995

The best innings by an overseas batsman since 1995

6 Jan 2015

An article published on The Roar about Sri Lankan master Kumar Sangakkara provoked some healthy debate about his qualities. And one innings that was cited several times by his proponents was his magnificent 192 in Hobart in 2007.

Bowlers face growing risk in modern cricket

Bowlers face growing risk in modern cricket

30 Dec 2014

It’s a hard life for bowlers in Twenty20 cricket. There’s never enough fielders, the ropes are too close, the pitches too flat and the rules are too restrictive.