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Batting Technique Tip: Keep Your Feet on the Ground

If you want to bat with power and timing, make sure you play your shots with both feet on the ground.

Playing Spin Is a Basic Skill so Treat It Differently

The basics of batting against spin are different to the basics of batting.

Use the Magic Nets Drill to Stop Wishing and Start Improving

Nets are not magic.

Commonly, we rely on the idea that by going in, “just batting” and walking out a few minutes later we will have found form and timing and will be a step closer to our best.

This is magical thinking.

Make Batting First Easier with Stretch Goals

“What’s a good score on this pitch?”

Here’s a PV/ONE Routine for Twenty20 Batting Practice

In Twenty20, you have to get a move on. Traditional practice won’t cut it. So use this routine instead.

Use This Practice to Get Closer to Steve Waugh's Best Innings

Steve Waugh spoke to me once about his greatest ever Test Match innings.

Batting Against Spin: The Magnificent Seven Drill

“The Magnificent Seven” is a drill that you can do with a variety of feed options dependent on the level of experience and skill of the cricketer that you are working with at the time.

Case Study: Scoring More Runs by Breaking Down Bowling Length Tactics

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Two Different Ways to Play Spinners from the Back Foot

The best batters in the world have excellent back foot games when playing on spinning tracks.

AB de Villiers, Yonus Khan, Rahul Dravid and Joe Root all get as far away from ball bounce when the bowler misses his length on the short side.

Khyati Gulani: Learn to Shift Focus to Become an Incredible Cricketer

In cricket, it’s very important to shift you focus at the right time to be successful.

What are the keys areas of focus for a batsman?

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