Public inquiries over Ollie Robinson’s wellness a ‘computed danger’, confesses previous England men’s bowling instructor Jon Lewis

prophecy’s head instructor Jon Lewis confessed comments he spruced up Ollie Robinson’s wellness last year have actually been a ‘computed danger’.

Adhering to England’s loss to Australia within the 5th as well as last Have a look at of the 2021/22 Ashes, Lewis, that went to that time the England men’s bowling instructor, drew in factor to consider after openly wondering about Robinson’s wellness.

Getty 3 Lewis openly examined Robinson’s wellness


Speaking with talkSPORT’s Cricket Collective podcast, he indicated his ‘durable partnership’ with the Sussex bowler as well as required to use it as a method to drive him on.

“If you take place to take note once again to it, what I actually specified was I didn’t think he was suit enough to keep a globe occupation, not that he wasn’t match enough to play Have a look at cricket,” Lewis specified.

“Nonetheless I also have an exceptionally durable partnership with Ollie that was built over a 6 or 7 year training period with him from Sussex.


“So that toughness of a partnership in between myself as well as himself, I recognized that making a news release to him ostensibly would higher than apparently drive him on. So you’re taking a determined danger while you interact like that to the media.”

Robinson, 29, has had an impressive start on the pitch to his Have a look at occupation, having actually taken 60 arches at a mean of 20.01 from his 14 Evaluations.

Nonetheless, a collection of once again factors would indicate that, following his search in Hobart, it could be over 7 months till he took the ball for England once again.

Getty 3 Robinson has actually been stunning for England given that making his launching


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Robinson after that did a crucial feature in England’s collection whitewash away to Pakistan the area he was the one joint bowler to particular in all 3 Evaluations as well as done through an infection within the last Have a look at in Karachi.

“The little bit that I didn’t visualize was the amount of time in between his Have a look at suit in Hobart to his succeeding Have a look at suit at Outdated Trafford,” Lewis specified.

“So each solitary time {that a} Have a look at team [was announced] as well as Ollie had a minor trouble, everything obtained below once again to me mentioning his physical wellness, as well as the possible stress and anxiety that I can have motivated him.

“What I’m really thankful regarding is that Ollie’s appeared the contrary surface, as an outcome of that’s what each instructor requires, each solitary individual that they look after, or deal with, is that their players boost. As well as he’s plainly made an enchancment.”


Lewis, that took control of the feature of England Girls’s head instructor from Lisa Keightley in November, was chatting ahead of the Girls’s T20 Globe Mug that is due to start on Saturday, February 11 in South Africa.

Getty 3 Lewis confessed the comments regarding Robinson have actually been a determined danger

England’s very first suit gets on Sunday once they take on the West Indies that they simply recently beat eight-nil throughout a three-match ODI as well as five-match T20I trip in December.

England are wanting to go one more than their 2022 ODI Globe Mug presenting the area they finished as runners-up to Australia.


“Australia are 100 percent favourites for this suit,” Lewis specified. “Their record throughout the last 4 or 5 years is incomparable.

“Nonetheless I think we’ve shown over the previous couple of years that we’re not as well much behind…as well as I think the most effective method we’re starting to review to each other, the most effective method we’re starting to think about exactly how we play, we would certainly spring a number of shocks with a number of people.”

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