A FORMER Australia white-ball specialist believes Nirranda export Brody Couch's ability to deliver under pressure has been unmatched in the 22-year-old's first season at Melbourne Stars.
Ex-Victoria quick Clint McKay, who also featured for Australia, the Sydney Thunder and the Stars among others in a 12-year professional career, said the sky was the limit for Couch.
"The world is his oyster at the moment, he has the potential to be whatever he wants to be," McKay told Geelong Advertiser. "What we love, and you don't see much around, is he is very good in the middle overs and in the back end, which is very hard to find in quick bowlers.
He is very good in the middle overs and in the back end, which is very hard to find in quick bowlers.- Clint McKay
"He has the making to be an outstanding death bowler as well so if he continues his development, who knows where he will be in three, four, five years time."
McKay said the fact Couch had held his spot over bowlers Andre Russell and Nathan Coulter-Nile was evidence of the Stars' faith. The Stars play Brisbane Heat on Monday.
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