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Old 2nd January 2010, 11:00   #45
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Originally Posted by Geiiir View Post
Agreed had a brilliant strike rate and was not just about raw pace, used his brains quite a lot.

Not sure what the standard of physios they had for NZ cricket, but they couldn't get him fit for an extended period of time and it's a shame.
Don't think the standard of physios was the problem with Bond. He just didn't have a body that was durable enough to withstand the demands of test cricket.

I guess there are quite a few other fast bowlers that have had their fair share of injury problems too, Flintoff, Lee, Steyn, Edwards etc. It puts a lot of stress on your body trying to bowl long spells of 140-150kph.
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