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Add a String to Your Bow and Become a Short Leg Specialist

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This is a guest article from Fish Hoek Cricket Club Head Coach, Jamie Rood

During England’s 2015-16 tour of South Africa we saw the incredible short leg fielding by James Taylor and Temba Bavuma. Can you copy this?

With these simple tips, you can turn half chances into wickets and make a unique fielding position your own.

CRICKET JOBS: Commercial Partnerships Manager - New Zealand Cricket (NZ)

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Closing date: 11th April 2016

We have a vacancy for a Commercial Partnership Manager reporting to GM Commercial.  This is a full time role based in our Auckland offices.  The Commercial Partnership Manager will be responsible for the relationship and growth of commercial revenue and value from new and existing partners that align with NZC’s purpose, brand and vision. This role will be working with NZC’s official licencing partner to build on and grow NZC’s licencing revenue.

CRICKET JOBS: General Manager, Game and Market Development - WACA (Aus)

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Closing date: 22nd April 2016

Australian Cricket has increased its emphasis on promoting and developing the game amongst children, both genders, families and within Australia’s indigenous community. The Western Australian Cricket Association is currently looking to appoint a General Manager – Game & Market Development who will work closely with Cricket Australia to develop strategies to increase participation and to execute these strategies state wide. This exciting opportunity will be located at the WACA Ground.

CRICKET JOBS: Player Development Manager - WACA (Aus)

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Closing date: 10th April 2016

The WACA, in conjunction with Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers’ Association, are seeking a highly motivated Player Development Manager to implement individualised best practice health and wellbeing, career development, education and professional development programs to WA male players through effective relationship management.

CRICKET JOBS: Maintanance Officer - WACA (Aus)

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Closing date: 8th April 2016

The WACA is looking to appoint a full time Maintenance Officer to undertake daily general building maintenance and repairs of the world famous WACA Ground. In this varied role, duties will include internal and external building maintenance, painting, minor carpentry tasks and general repair projects.

CRICKET JOBS: Sports Dietician - Cricket Tasmania (Aus)

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Closing date: 8th April 2016

Located  on  the  picturesque  eastern  shores  of  the  Derwent  River  Blundstone Arena, Bellerive  is  the  home  of  Cricket  Tasmania.  The venue is host to national and international cricket and AFL matches as well as a range of sporting, corporate and social events in its impressive function centre.

CRICKET JOBS: HR Manager, Team Performance - Cricket Australia (Aus)

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Closing date: 6th April 2016

Title: Human Resources Manager, Team Performance
Function: Human Resources & Community
Location: Melbourne
Employment Type: Full-Time

CRICKET JOBS: Grounds Team Member - Surrey CCC (UK)

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Closing date: undisclosed

Salary and Benefits
Salary: £19,000 pro-rata
Fixed Term for the season
23 dats holiday pro-rata

CRICKET JOBS: Opening Bowler - Bromley CC (UK)

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Closing date: undisclosed


Bromley CC one of the most decorated clubs in the UK, playing Premier League Kent Cricket seek opening bowler to represent the 1st XI in the 2016 season.

Video: Batting Drill to Improve Footwork

Good batsmen have a powerful front foot drive. This video is a drill for batsmen to improve their footwork in shots on the front foot, and help you get your weight into the ball.