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Many cricketing heroes of yesteryear are living in poverty

There is a whole series of cricketers who have taken their own lives.

Neil Manthorp

Nowadays you wouldn’t think it, but cricket is a tough career.

Many former heroes are struggling.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed famed commentator Neil Manthorp.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

It takes so much longer to play cricket than any other sport.

Neil Manthorp

Cricketers spend nine or 10 months per year away from home.

Neil Manthorp

No pension, no life savings… And there are predators out there as well.

Neil Manthorp

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