Mitchell Johnston

Post thumbnail

The once-coveted first-drop batting position has become a virtual graveyard, with young cricketers shunning the responsibility in favour of opening duties and breezy latter-order hitting. That’s according to a new Australian Institute of Sport study, which has uncovered a dearth of number three batsmen among Australia’s junior ranks. The nation-wide report has thrown the future of Australian cricket into jeopardy, with…

Read More First-Drop Position No Longer Coveted: AIS