Harmison: I had suicidal thoughts during my England career

“I can’t say there haven’t been some dark times where I thought it would be easier if I wasn’t here”

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Former England pace bowler Stephen Harmison has revealed that he battled severe depression during his international career and even thought about committing suicide prior to the national team’s tour of South Africa in 2004.

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Flower was a man of ‘superb integrity’, says David Collier

"Andy is an intensely passionate man, he has the most superb integrity"

“Andy is an intensely passionate man, he has the most superb integrity”

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Former England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chief executive David Collier has defended ex-head coach Andy Flower as a man of “superb integrity” after Kevin Pietersen claimed that he ruled by fear in his autobiography.

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‘I thought I was going to have to make the decision Trotty has made’, reveals Stephen Harmison

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“I was not in a very good place whenever I toured, but there were probably two occasions when I thought I was going to have to make the decision Trotty has made”

Former England pace bowler Stephen Harmison has announced that he can relate to what batsman Jonathan Trott is going through as he revealed that “I thought I was going to have to make the decision Trotty has made” on two separate occasions in his international career.

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‘I think Chris Tremlett is probably just a safer option than Steven Finn for the first Test’, says Stephen Harmison

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“Tremlett gives them a little bit more control than Finn and I think there are still questions on Boyd Rankin’s durability”

Former England pace bowler Stephen Harmison has backed Chris Tremlett to be included in the Ashes squad for the first Test in Brisbane since he “is probably just a safer option than Steven Finn”.

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‘I think Mitchell Johnson is a tad fragile and England can prey on that’, says Stephen Harmison

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“If he can’t get them out, he’s going to knock them out”

Former England pace bowler Stephen Harmison has announced that the national team stand a great chance of limiting Australia left-arm pace bowler Mitchell Johnson’s effectiveness throughout the upcoming Ashes series if they “prey” on his “fragile” state.

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