The Three Pillar Perspective

The Three Pillar Perspective

Cricket can be ruthless. Numbers assigned to your name on a scorecard tellsanyone and everyone you’ve had either a good day or bad. Without doubt, as aplayer, cricket has a knack of feeding you failure more often than not. Learning to cope with these failures is...
MH in the Cricket Community

MH in the Cricket Community

Conceptual model illustrating a set of views about the current state of mental health awareness and related initiatives in the cricket community. Mental health within sports, such as cricket, is becoming an increasingly common topic of conversation. The importance of...
MH in the Cricket Community

University Sport & MH

This summer I finished my third year of studying at Exeter, and the cricket club (EULCC) has been a huge part of my university experience. This year I had the privilege of being on the club’s committee as the welfare secretary. The role focuses on monitoring and...
Sean’s Path

Sean’s Path

Cricket can mean a lot to those in the game. It can be source of release and distraction, a chance to set and achieve goals and dozens of other things. For Sean Walsh, it has been more profound. He credits the sport with guiding him through a life changing...
Lessons From Alastair Cook

Lessons From Alastair Cook

The news of England’s highest test run scorer retiring from international cricket was responded to with warm words and tributes from across the sport. Aside from reference to the multiple records he holds, there were two recurring themes of what his peers chose...
Prepared To Fail

Prepared To Fail

Back in the summer of 2015, aged 27, Northamptonshire’s Ric Gleeson was making his first-class debut. Although 27 is not particularly late to begin a county cricket career, in a summer which has already seen test debuts for Dominic Bess and Sam Curran – at 20 and 19...