Wouldn't it be handy to know the exact natural spell of every bowler? As a captain, coach or even bowler, you will be able to use your best time, and rest when you know you are tiring. Every bowler - no matter how fit - has a natural spell length.
Do you recognise this practice situation?
Nets, minimal equipment, 90 minutes and an abundance of players eager to hone their skills. This is a common scenario for club coaches both during the season and over the winter period.
49 Millfield cricketers are heading to Mumbai this December to play 18 fixtures on spinning surfaces against lots of spin bowlers.
Establishing a “safe zone” is a fresh look at to avoiding the ultimate batting disaster: getting out to an awful delivery.
There’s danger in the unexpected.
Have you ever wondered how the best players of spin seem to score off almost every ball that they face?
Players such as AB DeVilliers, Virat Kohli and Hashim Amla rarely face two balls in a row unless they score a boundary. The board keeps ticking over with little or no risk.
Recently, Mark Garaway spoke about the power of using constraints in practice to improve your cricket. This article will give you even more ways to use the same principle across batting and bowling.
Here's great warm up fielding drill for throwing at the stumps, backing up, and picking up a moving ball. It's high energy and gets everyone in the mindset to field well!
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!
Nets are used poorly by bowlers.