Roach makes early mark with ball

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Author 2019-11-10 09:34:00

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After taking out the award for the best bowling average last season, Mulgrave all-rounder Jake Roach is on track for another big season in 2019-20 after just two and a half games.

Roach has bowled 41.5 overs so far this season for total figures of 8-144, with an average of 18, a strike rate of 31.4 and an economy rate of 3.4.

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Mulgrave's Jake Roach. PICTURE: STEWART MCLEANSource:News Corp Australia

Last year, Roach bowled 78 overs for total figures of 23-204, with an average of 8.9, a strike rate of 20.3 and an economy rate of 2.6.

With a return to two-day cricket this season, he has already bowled half as many deliveries this season as he did in 2018-19.

Roach also took out last season’s award for best batting average (80.33).

Originally published asRoach makes early mark with ball

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