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Devon Malcolm: Our boys must believe

June 4th, 2009 by Sam Collins in England, The Ashes

We have to believe in ourselves. When we toured Australia in 1994-95 Mark Waugh spoke to the press about me. He said he wasn’t worried about Devon Malcolm because he’d just been playing the West Indies and when you’ve been facing Ambrose and Walsh why would you be scared of Malcolm? Well I showed him why at Sydney. I got him very early there, did him for pace, and pointed him back to the pavilion. I lost it a bit, and got called into the match referees office for the first time, but sometimes you wish people would wind you up more often. We have to try and control the aggression and turn around the negative things that the Australians say to the press.

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One Response to “Devon Malcolm: Our boys must believe”

  1.   Cricket Bats says:

    Devon is spot on. Australia were the better cricket side in 2005, but the England players had self belief and won the series.

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