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Legends don't get much more legendary than this week's guest on Lessons Learnt with the Greats, Dennis Lillee.
DK started off as a raw tearaway before transforming into arguably Australia's greatest fast bowler, a paceman with speed, skill and savvy for the game.
Not only did Dennis have a phenomenal impact on Australian cricket during his playing days, he then became the best fast bowling coach in the world. Without DK's amazing coaching and mentoring skills, Australia wouldn't have produce the production line of Fast Bowlers that it did over the last 20 years or so.
This is a must listen for any fast bowler and coach. His insights across so many aspects of cricket and life are truly a dream to share them with you all.
02:00 - DK reflects on his impact as a supreme fast bowler and role model
11:20 - I get DK's take on his epic battle with Viv Richards in 1976 (YouTube link below)
16:30 - DK talks the technical aspects of fast bowling
22:22 - The lessons DK learnt managing his body
28:40 - DK on coaching
35:48 - DK talks about his mental toughness developed
40:03 - How DK dealt with the media in his day
42:30 - The techniques DK used to get away from the game
45:02 - DK discusses finances and offers some key advice
53:05 - DK's mantra for life
58:19 - The people who have inspired DK
Lillee v Richards, WA v Qld, WACA 1976 https://youtu.be/t51RjEpw8E0
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