In this episode, we speak to Middlesex fast bowler, Tom Barber, who recently broke the record as the fastest bowler to ever be tracked at the ECB National Performance Centre in Loughborough. Tom talks about the time he got released by Hampshire and how he worked hard to improve before being signed by Middlesex. He goes on to speak about the technical changes he made to his bowling action which helped him use his front side and bowl consistently faster than before. He also discusses the challenges a bowler faces when changing their action and how important it is to trust the process and stay disciplined.
ABOUT TOM BARBER
Tom Barber is an exciting left-arm fast bowler from England. Having come through the age-group system, he was released by Hampshire in 2015. He resorted to playing club and minor county cricket whilst working extremely hard to improve before being signed by Middlesex in 2017. Tom is regarded as one of the fastest bowlers in English cricket and recently broke the record as the fastest bowler to ever be tracked at the ECB National Performance Centre in Loughborough.