Inside the Gabbatoir

What is it about the Gabba that makes it so intimidating for opposing teams? Simon Parker speaks to grounsdmen and ex-players from England and Australia to explore the mythology behind the “Gabbatoir” as England prepare for their latest visit to the Brisbane cauldron.

Meet Rashid Khan, the teenage Afghanistan spinner who has become one of the hottest properties on the global Twenty20 circuit. Now he's aiming to make a mark on the Big Bash this winter.

Plus, Paul Buck went to prison for taking £400,000 from the bank he worked for to fund gambling addiction. Now he’s touring the English county cricket teams to teach them about the perils of gambling.

Photo: The Gabba (Getty Images)

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27 minutes

Last on

Sat 18 Nov 2017 05:32 GMT
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