Originally Posted by Richard
What is most fascinating (re Roberts) is watching footage from 1973 (his first tour of England and presumably the first time he would have bowled in front of cameras) and comparing it to 1976 and 1980. The calibre of the footage changes more than the calibre of the bowling-action.
Are you sure Roberts toured England in 1973? I thought he first appeared in the series in the Caribbean the following winter. Unless you've seen some footage of him bowling for Hampshire around then.