News – Cricket: Tasmania’s George Bailey goes for a cheeky high 5 with the square leg umpire after taking a catch against NSW.

Summary

  • George Bailey goes for a cheeky high 5 with the umpire 0:42BILLY Stanlake has battled stress fractures in his back, pelvis and feet but a pesky big toe has proved to be his most frustrating challenge.
  • The towering Queenslander put himself in the record books last summer when he became the tallest ever player in Australia’s national cricket history.
  • “I got the toe infection after the first round of club cricket (this season),” Stanlake said.
  • Stanlake remains a player of national interest and in April secured the last spot on Cricket Australia’s list of 20 contracted players, highlighting the promise seen in him by national selectors.
  • If Stanlake does crack the national team for the five-match ODI series against England, he could feature at the Gabba on January 19.


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