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From batting and bowling to coaching and strength training, PitchVision Academy is your trusted source for better cricket. It has to be with big names like Kevin Pietersen, Nathan Bracken and Mark Garaway as part of the team of over 40 world-class mentors.

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Learn as Fast as Moeen Ali with These Spin Tips

Alistair Cook called England all-rounder Moeen Ali the fastest learner that he has ever played with. England's spinning sensation has gone from barely-used in his debut to take 19 wickets in the series against India.

So what exactly is it that Moeen has learnt?

Quick Tip: Learn Cricket from Blood Bowl

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Blood Bowl is a dice and turn based board game where players compete in an American football/rugby style sport with fantasy characters like Orcs, Elves and the like. What can that possibly have to do with playing better cricket?

You'll be surprised.

What's in Your Kitbag to Improve Your Cricket?

Coach Sam Lavery talks us through his perfect cricket coaching kitbag, and what's most essential when space is at a premium.

Imagine taking a current kit bag back 20 years.

Not only would some pieces of kit be questioned, but others would be completely unrecognisable. So what are the options that coaches carry in their modern day kit bags, and what do they have tucked away in the store cupboard back at HQ?

I’ve spoken to 10 coaches ranging from a few at First Class and International level, through to school and club coaches. Here's what they said.

Case Study: Coaching at Stirling County Cricket Club

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Cricket clubs around the world are dealing with the same issues. Sometimes it's nice to see how someone else does it within those common constraints.

One example is Stirling County Cricket Club, a thriving Scottish side. I caught up with Head Coach Ian Shaw to find out how a modern coach approaches the club game.

CRICKET JOBS: MILO Program Coordinator / Skill Delivery - WACA (Aus)

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Closing date: 19th September 2014


MILO T20 Blast is a fast, energetic and active cricket program for 7 - 8 year old boys and girls. It’s a T20 style cricket competition run over 75 minutes, with everyone having the chance to bat, bowl and field with everyone encouraged to participate and have FUN!

CRICKET JOB: Office Administrator - WACA (Aus)

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Closing date: 3rd September 2014


The Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) is the governing body of cricket in the state of Western Australia, home to WA’s elite teams, the Alcohol.Think Again Western Warriors and the Alcohol.Think Again Western Fury, and the T20 Big Bash League’s Perth Scorchers. It oversees the development of the game across a variety of metro and regional areas, age groups and communities. The WACA’s vision is to make cricket Australia’s favourite sport, in conjunction with Cricket Australia, and to be the leaders across national team representation, elite team success, participation, engagement and fan experience.

CRICKET JOBS: Various Management and Administration Positions - Cricket NSW (Aus)

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Closing date: various dates, 26th - 31st August 2014

Cricket NSW is currently recruiting to fill a number of management and administration positions.

CRICKET JOBS: Internships - Cricket Victoria (Aus)

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Closing date: undisclosed


Cricket Victoria currently has three internship positions open for the 2014-15 season:

CRICKET JOBS: Design Assistant - MCC (UK)

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Closing date: 7th September 2014


Maintaining the position of MCC as the World’s premier Cricket Club requires high quality staff at all levels and in a wide variety of functions. The Club’s activities are centred around cricket and its 20,000 strong membership across the world.  The Club’s total revenues now approach £40m with some 200 staff.


CRICKET JOBS: Marketing Manager - Allrounder Cricket (UK)

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Closing date: 5th September 2014


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Marketing Manager to join one of the UK’s largest cricket and sports team wear companies on a permanent basis, 37.5 hours per week. All Rounder Cricket Ltd is based in Headingley, Leeds and has experienced rapid growth over the last three years in the cricket, hockey and team wear market (www.allroundercricket.com). The position will be based at both the Headingley Store and the All Rounder Offices in Adwalton, Bradford.

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