September 2, 2016
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.
November 5, 2015
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 […]
May 24, 2012
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 […]