Ashes 2017/18: Craig Overton sure he’s banished inner demons
Now the Somerset fast bowler stands on the brink of making his England debut in the biggest series of them all.
In the absence of star all-rounder Ben Stokes, Overton looks the favourite to fill the final bowling slot in England’s XI for the Ashes series opener in Brisbane starting on November 23.
It follows a road to redemption that has seen the 23-year-old confront his inner demons with the help of a psychologist to curb his on-field ill-discipline.
The results have been plain to see, with Overton’s 46 wickets for Somerset last summer earning him a seat on the plane to Australia.
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