England’s Dernbach Dilemma

14 Mar
Jade DernbachIn Jade Dernbach England have the prototype T20 bowler – tattoos like an Etch a Sketch drawn by a child on a roller-coaster, he has all the tricks and funky variations needed to be a world-class fast bowler.

And that is what makes him a decent bowler. Capable of bowling in excess of 90mph and getting swing both ways, he has the ability to beat most batsmen around the world with sheer pace alone. Then he confuses their thinking with his party-bag of tricks: back of the hand slower balls, off and leg cutters, searing yorkers or half-pace bouncers. The problem is, he often confuses his own thinking.

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One Response to “England’s Dernbach Dilemma”

  1. wouterpienaar91rock March 15, 2014 at 8:50 am #

    Check out my blog on the recent T20 series between South Africa and Australia! http://sportescort.wordpress.com/2014/03/15/australia-trample-struggling-proteas/

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