This week on the Cricket Library Weekly, Robbie Mackinlay catches up with one of the real movers and shakers in world cricket Trent Woodhill. The conversation covers off on his time coaching the Melbourne Stars in the WBBL, the new innovations in the KFC Big Bash League as well as Trent sharing his thoughts on the remainder of the evenly poised Test series between Australia and India.
For the fist time this summer, Matt and Robbie take a look at the leaderboard in the Cricket Library Weekly Medal player of the year voting with a lot of congestion with players jostling for top spot.
Needless to say, they also address your questions in the highly popular Matt’s Mailbag segment with a query this week sent through by Kath in Albury.
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Chris Hartley, legend of Queensland Cricket, star of the Brisbane Heat and Sydney Thunder joins us to share his story on the latest edition of the Cricket Library Podcast.
The record breaking Queensland wicket keeper takes us on a trip down memory lane as we hear about where his passion for cricket began, an early encounter with an Australian captain, a tour of Pakistan, something he has in common with Matt Hayden, a ton in a Sheffield Shield final, playing 100 consecutive Shield games, taking over 500 catches, winning two BBL titles and find out the story behind his call up on the 2009 Ashes tour.
Of course we will find out who the three selections are for who Chris would most like to join him in the nets. A true cricket nuffy, Chris Hartley’s passion for the game is sure to resonate with you and continue to inspire your love of the game.
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In a recent chat with Matt Ellis on the Cricket Library Podcast, Jamie Siddons talked us through the first ball he faced in First Class Cricket. He was just 20 years old facing a young Courntey Walsh who was playing for the West Indies at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
In his recent appearance on the Cricket Library Podcast with Matt Ellis, Graham Manou reflected on receiving his Baggy Green cap from Ricky Ponting as well as the positive culture in the Australian Cricket team.
Ryan Harris had quite a journey on his way to becoming Baggy Green 413. Along the way, he was part of an IPL winning team at the Deccan Chargers, won a Sheffield Shield and was player of the match in a domestic One Day Final for Queensland.
In this episode of the Cricket Library Podcast we will learn of where his passion for the game began, the hard conversation he had with his coach Wayne Phillips that was a turning point in his career & what it was like to be player of the series in an Ashes series in England and winning one 5-0 on home soil. We also get a run down of the famous delivery he bowled to dismiss Alistair Cook.
Needless to say, he will select three people he would most like to have a net with and for the first time a golfer is nominated to join two legendary cricketers who are also proficient golfers.
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