Cricket has always had a strange relationship with fitness. There is no one training method that fits all.
It’s a natural reaction to the unknown and a way of protecting yourself. But your job isn’t to live in fear of negative results, it’s to improve.
And that means learning some of the basics of general fitness alongside cricket skills.
This simple drill boosts running and fielding confidence.
Last night, the team I coach ran an experimental practice drill to improve game sense and raise the intensity of net practice. Here's how it went.
What do we want a fast bowler’s run up to achieve?
We already know from my last article that run up speed is a great way to bowl faster. So let’s look in more detail at the run up.
You under-appreciate your feet.
By now we know that cricket warm ups are a great way to prepare your body for play and reduce the chance of injury.
This is a guest article from new contributor, Khyati Gulani. Khyati is an ex-cricketer now coaching state and academy cricket in Delhi.
Women cricketers are more prone to injury than men.