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Baggy Green 411 - Graham Manou

Baggy Green 411 - Graham Manou

May 27, 2020

Graham Manou was on the road to becoming a marine biologist but he followed another path which led to him becoming Baggy Green 411. Along the way, he won some cash for himself and his team mates by hitting the lucrative ING Cup Sign not once but twice!

In this episode of the Cricket Library Podcast we will learn of where his passion for the game began, making his 1st Class debut in Zimbabwe, captaining his state & what it was like to bat with test match double centurion Jason Gillespie. Graham also sheds some insights on family life and his transition out of the game.

Needless to say, he will select three people he would most like to have a net with and his selections are sure to appeal to the cricket nuffy in all of us.

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The Cricket Library Podcast - Interview with T20 power hitter Aiden Blizzard

The Cricket Library Podcast - Interview with T20 power hitter Aiden Blizzard

May 21, 2020

Aiden Blizzard built a reputation for being one of the most destructive strikers of the ball in T20 Cricket leagues around the world.

The boy from Shepparton in country Victoria made his mark on the big stage having a Midas touch playing his part in 5 Big Bash titles, a couple of IPL championships and Champions League success playing alongside the likes of Sachin Tendulkar at the Mumbai Indians.

In this episode of the Cricket Library Podcast we will learn of where his passion for the game began, his life as a cricketing journeyman, relive some special moments and find out what he is up to now.

Needless to say, Aiden will select three people he would most like to have a net with with a special exemption given to include a Sydney Thunder legend as an extra inclusion.

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Interview with Michael Klinger

Interview with Michael Klinger

May 7, 2020

Michael Klinger amassed over 11 thousand first class runs throughout his distinguished First Class career predominately for Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and Gloucestershire.

When he retired he was the leading run scorer in the history of the Big Bash and has since only been passed by Chris Lynn and Aaron Finch. 

In this episode of the Cricket Library Podcast, we ask Michael where his passion for the game began, his entry into Grade Cricket and playing in underage teams for Victoria.

He shares some insights from his First Class career, including some reflections on his time playing in Australia and overseas, captaining teams and winning titles at South Australia, Gloucestershire and the Perth Scorchers.

Michael also gives us an update on the health of his wife Cindy, making his debut for Australia as well as sharing some of his hopes for the future.

Needless to say we will also ask Michael who the three people he would most like to have a net with are.

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