David Boon on team camaraderie, fielding at bat-pad and proving people wrong
David Boon is one of the toughest and most talented players ever to pull on a Baggy Green and I am so lucky to speak to him on this episode of Lessons Learnt with the Greats. Boonie was the rock at the top of the order in Australia's Test side in the 80s and 90s, scorng 21 Test hundreds and dominating the bat-pad position like no other. His insights into batting, his mental approach and how he values camaraderie are all absolute gold.
02:33 - Boonie's career highlights
11:07 - The technical components Boonie used to get the most out of his batting
21:57 - How Boonie made the bat-pad fielding position his own
27:35 - Boonie talks about his fitness regime
37:15 - The mental skills Boonie used
51:34 - How Boonie handled the financial side of the game
57:50 - The mantras Boonie lives his life by
1:01:04 - The people who have inspired Boonie
David Boon World Cup Final - 75 Runs Highlights - https://youtu.be/2jj5aTYrbsA
Boonie hitting the winning runs in the Ashes 1989 Win - https://youtu.be/whGk4Os0_2s
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