Fast man lets action do the talking

Steen, R. (2005) Fast man lets action do the talking Financial Times .

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Abstract

The first thing you notice on meeting England's most terrifying sporting hero is his vast hands. Steve Harmison's handshake, though, is deceptive. Gentle rather than weak, it symbolises a man keenly aware of his own power. Hence, at Lord's on Thursday, while the Bangladesh batsmen are checking their life insurance policies, the one thing they will not be expecting from Harmison is verbal abuse. "If you're six foot six and can bowl 90 miles an hour, there's not much need for sledging," he reasons matter-of-factly. "A bouncer's better."

Item Type:Journal article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Harmison, cricket, Ashes, Australia, Bangladesh
Subjects:P000 Mass Communications and Documentation > P500 Journalism
L000 Social Sciences > L900 Cultural Studies
L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology > L311 Sport and Leisure
Faculties:Faculty of Education and Sport > Chelsea School
ID Code:6244
Deposited By:Robert Steen
Deposited On:20 Nov 2009
Last Modified:18 Jun 2010 12:39

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