Laurence Elderbrook warms up for action

Previous instalment from Laurence Elderbrook Nerves are good. Nerves are a sign that a batsman cares, and a batsman with such passion is more likely to be sharp and effective when his moment arrives. I, Laurence Elderbrook, am not by nature a nervous man, but the tempestuous nature of cricketer

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Laurence Elderbrook refines his method

Previous instalment from Laurence Elderbook Chastened by my uncharacteristically ineffectual performance the previous week, I resolve to prepare properly. Before I depart to find a team in need, I carry out my exercise regime to get the blood pumping. I essay twenty to thirty mad gambols followed by a series

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Laurence Elderbrook: all-rounder

Since being in Australia, I have once again been working on my bowling. A prodigiously gifted spinner in my youth, I shamefully neglected my art being as batting was my stronger suit. However, the hard pitches here lend themselves to my wizardry and it pleases me to see batsmen perplexed

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