Craig McDermott returns as Australia’s Test bowling coach

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Australia enjoyed a lot of success during McDermott’s stint as bowling coach in 2011-12

Former Australia pace bowler Craig McDermott has returned to mentor the national team’s seamers ahead of the first Ashes Test against arch-rivals England on November 21 in Brisbane.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Peter Siddle is the ‘heart and soul’ of the Australian pace attack, says Mitchell Starc

Starc has attributed a lot of his early success to Siddle

Australia pace bowler Mitchell Starc has announced that veteran seamer Peter Siddle is the “heart and soul” of the national team’s pace attack and added that he is the person all bowlers look up to, just like all the batsmen in the side admire Ricky Ponting and Michael Hussey.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Nathan Lyon set to receive support from only a handful of people

Lyon will no longer be battered with advice on how to improve his game

Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon has received a lot of advice on how to improve his bowling over the past year, but lately he believes that there are too many people telling him things from how to correct his action to bowling more unorthodox deliveries and in order to ensure that he does not get overwhelmed, Cricket Australia have decided to designate a handful of specialists to support him throughout the course of the next couple of series.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: We need to ensure that the pace bowlers get enough rest before the start of the Ashes, says Ali de Winter

De Winter wants to see Australia’s pace attack fit and healthy all year round

Australia bowling coach Ali de Winter has announced that the national team’s pace bowling attack must be given adequate rest before the start of their Ashes campaign next year.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Ali de Winter voices discontent at rotation policy for Australian pace bowlers

De Winter believes fitness and form should decide which pace bowlers make the team

Australia bowling coach Ali de Winter has announced that he does not like the pace bowlers rotation policy idea put forth by national selector John Inverarity, and instead believes that they should be chosen on their fitness levels and form.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Ali de Winter reveals Mitchell Johnson could be included in Test squad for home series against South Africa

De Winter believes it is only a matter of time before Johnson is back in the national team

Australia bowling coach Ali de Winter has announced that pace bowler Mitchell Johnson is well on his way to being recalled into the Test squad, and also hinted at the possibility of him being included in the national team for the upcoming Test series against South Africa.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Shane Watson told to return home from CLT20

Watson will have to ensure he stays fit all summer long

Australia all-rounder Shane Watson has been ordered by Cricket Australia to return home from the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) in order to rest up and start preparing for the upcoming Test series against South Africa that starts in Brisbane on November 9.

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