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How to Fix Falling Away in Fast Bowling

Falling away - or lateral flexion - is a common issue with fast bowlers.

Most coaches and players can spot the issue easily. But can (and should) you fix it?

Here's A Simple Way to Improve Your Bowling

Every bowler, whether they admit it or not, knows how many wickets they have taken.

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?

How to Make the Most of Bowling at Club Nets

At training it’s easy to “just bowl” for long periods. This is useful for batsmen, but not good for you as a bowler.

Cricket Show S8 Episode 7: Stop Just Bowling

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Mark Garaway, David Hinchliffe and Sam Lavery get together for cricket banter and coach chat.

This week there is a good discussion on helping bowlers at nets do more than "just bowl". Then questions from listeners are answered. The topics on the table are batting backlift (or back swing) and staying on your toes while you field.

Listen for the deets!

Improve Your Fast Bowling Run Up Speed with These Drills

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.

The Latest Ways to Bowl Faster

Every bowler benefits from a few extra klicks on the gun. Research into bowling pace has moved on a bit since we last talked about it, so it’s time for an update.

Analysis: Improving a Fast Bowler

This is a guest article from Waqas Zafar: video analyst, cricket enthusiast and computer scientist based in Lahore. Read more of his work by clicking here.

In this article, I’ll be analysing a seamer from a cricket club who has bowled a total of 368 balls in the indoor nets. The deliveries were tracked on PitchVision's PV/ONE ball tracking over the course of a preseason in the UK.

Make One Simple Change to Nets to Improve Your Twenty20 Results this Year

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Improving Technique to Bowl Faster

Sam Lavery, Head of Portsmouth Grammar School Cricket Academy, talks about bowling fast.

Over the past couple of months the fast bowling squad at The Portsmouth Grammar School have been considering how they can improve their speed.

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