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How will you protect your star players?

Cricket Australia realised Shane Watson needed to be cotton-woolled for national duty and called him back. What would you do?

1. Your star player plans to play in a T20 league that isn't in your jurisdiction. You:

2. A fast bowler has announced that he will look to maim your top batsmen. You will:

3. You notice that your players compete with each other in the gym to see who can lift the most weight. Worried about potential injuries, you:

4. Your players spend all their time on their phones, tweeting or texting or playing games. You feel it's best to:

5. One of your players is in danger of being banned for abusing an umpire. What do you do?

6. Your captain is struggling through a hostile press conference. What will you do?

7. The coach wants players to box to maintain fitness. You say:

8. Some of your players like to celebrate wickets by doing the Gangnam Style dance. You are worried they may sprain their ankles or pull a hamstring. You:

9. The opposition players begin to pick fights with your players. Will you be worried?

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