Re-teaching himself to play left-handed and starting in Canberra’s Second Grade competition, The Southpaw Project follows Blake’s five-year pursuit to be the first true "ambidextrous cricketer" to play in the Big Bash League - batting, bowling and fielding left and right-handed. Following a path less travelled, Blake tries to prove to himself he can perform at an elite level, while changing the game he loves.
"In five years as a sports journalist, I walked away from meeting Blake Dean thinking his story was the best I had ever come across.
As one season filming cricket turned into two, I realised I had accidentally jumped into the deep end of documentary filmmaking - and I loved it."
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