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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Iqbal hoping to use red-hot form to lead Bangladesh into Champions Trophy semi-finals

“It is nice to score runs but, if my hundred helps win Bangladesh a game, it is a special feeling”

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Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal has been in sublime form in the ongoing Champions Trophy, but his side are in a difficult situation when it comes to qualifying for the semi-finals.

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Hales to open for England during South Africa series

"He deserves his opportunity at the top of the order to try and make that spot his own"

“He deserves his opportunity at the top of the order to try and make that spot his own”

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England head coach Trevor Bayliss has confirmed that Alex Hales will open the batting with captain Alastair Cook during the first Test against South Africa, which takes place in Durban on Boxing Day.

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