Surrey have the Will to end hoodoo
The Cricket Paper|October 04, 2020
WILL Jacks may be a hot batting prospect but he’s relished the added responsibility with the ball in Surrey’s charge to T20 Finals Day.
Brad West

The 21-year-old has caught the eye with bat in hand ever since his breakout 25-ball t10 hundred in March last year.

And the Chertsey man has continued with 290 runs at a strike rate north of 150 in the T20 Blast this campaign.

But Jacks has proved he has another string to his bow with ten wickets coming from his “part time” off-spin that is rather more than that now – having bowled 27 overs in the competition this year with almost half undertaken in the Powerplay with the new ball.

“I’ve absolutely loved it,” Jacks said.

“It’s something completely different, I don’t feel like there’s too much pressure on me – to be chucked the ball in the second over, you’re almost expecting to get hit, bowling part-time spin in the Powerplay.

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