Sydney Sixers captain Daniel Hughes predicts Josh Philip’s bright international future.
Josh Philip anointed future Australian players after jumping to the top of the BBL batting ranking and returning his team to the lead in the competition.
In an inning reminiscent of legendary wicket-keeper batter Adam Gilchrist, Sixers gloveman Philip dismantles the Adelaide Striker’s attack and wins the team’s seven wickets on the Gold Coast with a whirlwind of 24 to 41. Was set.
Philip eventually fell to Rashid Hahn (3-18) after failing to pick the wrong Ann for the Afghan spinner, but already scored 95 top scores against the Melbourne rebels last month. His knock in the season included was enough to convince the Sixers captain Daniel, Hughes wouldn’t be long before he won higher honors.
“He’s a star and I don’t think it will be long before he becomes an Australian short form,” Hughes said.
“He’s getting better and better. He keeps playing the right shots when he needs them, keeps his head cool, calms down, doesn’t panic, and doesn’t have to hit every ball against the fence. His batting method You can see it at.
“He’s still learning to build innings, and I would say if he knew he would take him to the next level and play for years in Australia.”
Hughes said Philip has the skills and temperament needed to succeed on the international stage.
“He keeps things very simple. With a simple mindset, he can see the ball clearly and hit the ball 360 degrees. When he goes to the next level needed to be able to do that, I think, “he said. ..
“He’s a good keeper because he’s good at pace, good at spin, and has good gloves on the field.
“He has all the tools out there, so that’s all he has to do is use them wisely … and it won’t be long before he comes there.”
Philip will relaunch on Wednesday, with the Sixers playing Perth Scorchers in Western Australia.
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