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CUTTING THEM TO RIBBONS

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IT’S a name that suggests comic book superhero more than fast bowler. But Blade Baxter may just be a bit of both.

The left-arm quick with the unforgetta­ble name is also the man who took on Kevin Pietersen in Melbourne club cricket and is determined to make sure his name is more than just the butt of commentato­rs’ jokes. Baxter has made plenty of pundits sit up and take notice with his performanc­es for the Southern Storm in the 2021 T20 Strike League.

Coach Tony Judd said Baxter had been a key member of the Storm set-up.

“He’s an experience­d cricketer and he offers that level of control and variation,” Judd said. Friday night’s final will be streamed from 6pm live at

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