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There's No Such Thing as Attacking Bowling

There’s no such thing as attacking bowling.

Or defensive bowling for that matter.

Research-Backed Proof of the Right Length to Take Wickets

What's the best length to bowl to take wickets?

If you have bowled, you have a good idea of a good length. Yet, how much better would things be if you could know exactly what that length is?

Bowl Faster: Brace the Front Leg

One of the most common pieces of advice from top bowling coaches is to learn to "brace the front leg". But that's a technical term, and it's not obvious to everyone what it means, or how to do it. So, here are more details about how and why you brace the front leg to bowl fast.

What Length Should You Bowl on an Uneven Pitch?

When you get a minefield pitch, everyone looks to the bowlers to win the game easily. Do you feel the pressure?

It's not as easy as you first think.

Latest Research in Bowling Faster

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Max Andrews talks us through the latest research into fast bowling actions for increased pace and reduced injury.

What is "ground up" bowling, and how can it help you improve your bowling?

Bowling Drills: Make the Most of Your Bowling Spell

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.

Bowl Faster by Learning from Latin Dancers

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My girlfriend is a huge fan of TV show Strictly Come Dancing. It might be about dancing, but it reminded me a lot of bowling fast.

Case Study: Using Analysis to Help a Fast Bowler Take Wickets

Analyst Waqas Zafar returns to assess a bowler based on bowling lengths.

Using PitchVision, a club bowler bowled 360 balls in the nets. 

Bounce: The Forgotten Part of Fast Bowling

How much bounce a bowler gets is often ignored in cricket, but it is a crucial factor to how you bowl and how you face different types of bowlers.

In this article Waqas Zafar - cricket analyst - looks at one particular club batsman against two bowlers, who have quite a difference between the bounce they extract from the same surface.

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