Browsing All posts tagged under »Ed Cowan«

Top-hand vs bottom-hand dominant batsmen

September 2, 2016

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By SB Tang I wrote a reported feature for The Cricket Monthly about top-hand vs bottom-hand dominant batsmen. For the feature, I chatted to Greg Chappell, Mike Hussey, Ed Cowan, Peter Handscomb, Trent Woodhill, Justin Langer and Matt Renshaw, as well as a number of Australian coaches, club cricketers and sports scientists. Advertisements

Bat Up or Bat Down?

November 5, 2015

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By SB Tang I wrote a 4000-plus word feature article for ESPNCricinfo’s The Cricket Monthly digital magazine about the rise of the bat-up method amongst Australian batsmen over the past decade. The article features the thoughts of the likes of Mike Hussey, Greg Chappell, Justin Langer, Ed Cowan, Brad Hodge, Peter Handscomb, Greg Shipperd and Ian Callen […]

Shane Watson: A Care Bear in the Body of a Nordic Superhero

May 24, 2012

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By SB Tang The Old Batsman has written a great piece on Shane Watson. However, being a self-described “entirely unqualified Englishman”, he’s gotten one cultural-historical point wrong. He seems to be under the misapprehension that Watson’s physique has somehow gained him an advantage at the Australian selection table (emphasis added): Watson is an Australian straight […]