The Australians Need To Thank The Ladies For Ashes Win
There are twenty-two players that play in a game of cricket. In the current Ashes series in Australia in Australia, these have all been men. On the surface it is these players who deserve to be praised for their overpowering victory. But while the playing side for a team revolves are eleven men, there are many more people who work behind the scenes. People who are just as much a part of the side as the eleven on the field of play.
This Ashes series in Australia has shown the Aussie side to be a resurgent force in test cricket. And the victory is down to women working with the Australian cricket side, helping them to elevate the green-and-gold as a powerhouse in international cricket.
You may ask, who are these women? Or, why are they getting so much praise? Well, these women have designed very strict diets for the Australian team. Which is giving them the athletic edge over their rivals. Furthermore, other have put together the strategy, vision and values to create the unified test match side.
Australian Cricket Side are set to become the World’s best once more
Now that the Ashes urn is with the Aussies, other women are making sure the side are able to retain the urn. While some other are ensuring cricketers of the future have the correct programs to help them succeed. Making sure these boys and girls have the desire to succeed, and also the talent to realise those ambitions.
Some of the women who need mentioning are Jacqueline Hey, Michelle Cort and Belinda Clark. Hey has been Cricket Australia’s non-executive director for the last twelve months, and she hopes to influence other women to become influential in cricket. Cort has been with Cricket Australia for five years, working as their lead sports performance dietitian. Who is very involved in making sure the national side perform at the highest level.
Belinda Clark, manager at Cricket Australia’s Centre of Excellence, has been in her role for thirteen years. Her job is to make sure the younger generation of aspiring international cricketers, are inspired and connect with the current Aussie internationals. However, she is also responsible in trying to make sure Australian kids are encouraged to be active and healthy and have an interest in sport
These ladies appear to have an interest in cricket, and it is said women pay more attention to detail than men. What is evident is, input from both men and women can only help to create a better performing side. The Australian cricket side is perfect example of just that. Something for the bigwigs in English cricket to scratch their heads about.