Teen ace earns high­est praise

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YOUNG­STER ly well,” said Thakker. “It’s bril­liant to play a Par­a­lympian. It was tough and he made me play a lot of balls but it was a fan­tas­tic ex­pe­ri­ence.”

Day­bell praised the John Ham­p­den Gram­mar School pupil, say­ing: “When I started af­ter Bei­jing [Olympics, 2008], there were no young play­ers com­ing up. Now there are play­ers like Shae com­ing through and it means you can’t sit back if you want to keep your place in the squad – you have to work for it.”

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