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Cricket Show S8 Episode 1: Fielding Average

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The podcast returns for 2017 with more discussion between Mark Garaway, Sam Lavery and David Hinchliffe. This first show hits it's stride with a discussion on the new fielding average in the BBL.

Then, questions are answered on injuries caused by the front foot block and how to deal with fear of the short ball.

Listen in for details.

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