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It’s a special edition of the Bears PodBlast that has landed this week with Bears spinner Jake Lintott.

Having initially joined the Bears for just the Blast last summer aged 27, Lintott quickly established himself in the Bears XI and won himself a three-year contract that he signed in February.

With eight wickets already in five games of this year’s Blast, Jake talks about his late route into the professional arena and combining life as a pro with his role as Director of Cricket at Queen’s College in Taunton.

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More episode of the Bears PodBlast with Richard and OHD, will continue throughout the Vitality Blast campaign, including the next edition with Bears and West Indies star Carlos Brathwaite.

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Listen to the new series of the Bears PodBlast from BBC WM and Birmingham Bears, hosted by Richard Wilford and Olly Hannon-Dalby.

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