If you want to bat with power and timing, make sure you play your shots with both feet on the ground.
The basics of batting against spin are different to the basics of batting.
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.
“What’s a good score on this pitch?”
In Twenty20, you have to get a move on. Traditional practice won’t cut it. So use this routine instead.
Steve Waugh spoke to me once about his greatest ever Test Match innings.
“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.
How do you improve your batting?
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.
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?