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As you may have noticed, we are posting a lot more video tips recently. The idea is to help you more clearly understanding the coaching advice, as well as get an insight into the PitchVision technology that is the cornerstone of coaching. Take some time to go over the videos section and enjoy what we have done. And, if you have any questions that you want answered in a video, please drop us a line.

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CRICKET JOBS: State Infrastructure Manager - Queensland Cricket (Aus)

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Closing date: 4th December 2015

State Infrastructure Manager
Growing Australia’s Favourite Sport

CRICKET JOBS: Batting and 2nd XI Coach - Sussex CCC (UK)

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Closing date: 15th December 2015

Reports to: The Head

Coach Hours: Full time with a requirement to fulfill duties in evenings and at weekends

Remuneration: Competitive package

CRICKET JOB: Junior Head Coach - Cheam CC (UK)

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Closing date: undisclosed

Cheam Cricket Club is seeking to fill the vacancy of Junior Head Coach for the 2016 season.

CRICKET JOBS: Director of Cricket Development and Head Coach - Penzance CC (UK)

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Closing date: undisclosed


As befits a founding member of Cornish cricket, celebrating its centenary, Penzance Cricket Clubhas recently published a new vision for the next decade.

CRICKET JOBS: Events and Fundraising Executive - PCA (UK)

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Closing date: 7th December 2015

Salary:  Up to £25,000 per annum + benefits

Location: The Kia Oval, London

Contract: Permanent

CRICKET JOBS: Coordinator Investgations - ICC (TBC)

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Closing date: 15th December 2015

The International Cricket Council (“ICC”) is the global governing body for the sport, which administers all aspects of international cricket. Protecting the reputation and integrity of the game of cricket is a critical part of the ICC’s mandate.  This mandate is implemented and reinforced by the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU).

How to Become a High-Class Spin Bowler: A Complete Masterplan

What goes into becoming an excellent spinner? It's a question raised recently by this article looking at what England need to do to improve their spin stock. What can you learn from these ideas to take into your spin bowling?

Become Fielding CEO and Watch Your "Stock Price" Rise

When I was Head Coach of Somerset, my main intention was to develop a fielding unit that would smash all others out of the park.

We worked significantly on our positioning, our specificity with specialist deep fielders, "box men " and slips. We ensured that everyone could high catch and dive in an effective fashion. We focussed on our high traffic area fielders being excellent stump hitters.

CRICKET JOBS: Head Coach - Hong Kong CC (HK)

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Closing date: 8th January 2016

The Hong Kong Cricket Club seeks high calibre candidates for: Head Cricket Coach

Established in 1851, The Hong Kong Cricket Club, a private members club with a strong sportsemphasis,  is  actively  seeking  high  calibre  professional  candidates  with  a  view  to  filling  theposition of Head Cricket Coach. The incumbent will organize and conduct the Club’s Junior andSenior Cricket programs and deliver quality planned sessions to the Club, with the intention toimprove  the  performance  of  both  individuals  and  the  teams.

Video: Batting Drill to Improve at Nets

One of the problems with batting in cricket nets is that you can't see where you hit the ball after it goes into the net. So, here is a drill to bring in a better way to assess your shots you can take from the nets to the middle. In the video, we use a scoring system that lets the batsman self-assess each shot.