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Cricket Games: Diamond Cricket

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This is a classic cricket game for kids to learn a lot about the basics of the game: hitting, catching, stopping, throwing and tactics all come into play in this frantic game!

6 Proven Bowling Practices That Are Better than Having Nets

Nets are used poorly by bowlers.

Kids Cricket Games: Team Non-Stop Cricket

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Here's a fun cricket batting and fielding game for kids (of all ages). It's high-energy with lots of activity.

The batting team can work on running, hitting and teamwork. The fielders can stop, catch and throw.

Here's A Simple Way to Coach Away an Illegal Action

Sam Lavery tackles the thorny cricket subject of "chucking".

For many, working with fast bowlers can be daunting. While the knowledge that’s out there is gradually improving, the challenge of working with a bowler who may or may not have developed a “chuck” is a step too far for some.

Let's see if we can help with that.

40 Ways to Bat at Nets Instead of Just Hitting Balls. Now You Have No Excuse.

One of the worst things I can hear at cricket training is the dreaded phrase "I just want to hit balls".

Why is this so bad?

Fielding Drills: Sidearm vs. Katchet

Here's a drill to practice your infield stopping and catching skills, and test them to the limit!

 

12 Ways to Have a Better Net: Fit, Focused and More Runs

As you know by now, nets are one area where you can improve how you train. How do you do it?

Fielding Drills: 4 Stump warm up

This drill is part of the PitchVision Academy fielding drills series, for more in this series click here.

Purpose: To act as a warm up drill that practices every ground fielding skill required in a match. Each stump is a different skill to execute.

Improve Your Spin Bowling with Better Hip to Shoulder Separation

This is a guest article from Max Andrews

“Hip to shoulder separation” is one of the most important movements in generating spin and velocity.

Catching Drill Progression for Better Technique and Hand to Eye Skills

Improve your catching technique and hand-eye skills with this simple, insanely effective, drill progression.

Using the Katchet ramp you can do a lot of work in a very short time to turn your basic skills into world-class basics. Practice is often touted as the main difference between "good" and "great". Simple drilsl like this take you from where you are to stellar levels.