Spin Bowling | Cricket coaching, fitness and tips

Take More Wickets with This Proven Bowling Drill

Science has proven a way to take your cricket to the next level using a "feedback loop" at training. Bowling with this loop will allow you to quickly improve your cricket, take more wickets, bowl faster and improve your accuracy. All while at nets.

Use PGS Zoning to Improve Your Batting and Bowling in Nets

Sam Lavery is Cricket Professional at Portsmouth Grammar School in England. He is a co-host of the PitchVision Cricket Show. In this column he has a drill to make nets better.

One of the regular net drills Portsmouth Grammar School is the “zonal” net.

Video: Are You Bowling the Wrong Length?

Are you bowling the wrong line and length? This video shows a spinner who can change his target area and instantly get more wickets for fewer runs. Could you do the same?

How to Practice Indoors to be Ready for for Outdoor Cricket (It's Easier Than You Think)

One of the biggest problems in cricket practice is moving from indoor surfaces in winter to spring and summer outdoor pitches.

Which is Best: Nets or One to One Training?

If you have cricket training options, which is best?

Case Study: More Turn, Pace and Accuracy for Spin Bowling

More turn is the ultimate improvement for spinners. The clue is in the name. So, here is a case study from a young spinner who doubled his turn in 10 weeks training.

Even better, he had never bowled spin seriously before last year.

Here's what happened, and how you can emulate his achievement.

Improve Spin Bowling Tactics with the Spin Triangle

It's hard to plan spin tactics in cricket nets.

With this drill from PitchVision, you can use the "spin triangle" to make the most of your spin, accuracy and pace to find your ideal tactic, even in a net. So, find out what this is all about in the video below (including examples).

Set Up A Bowler Target Zone in PitchVision for Windows

Using PitchVision you can set an area for your bowlers to hit without the need for cones or other distracting visual aids.

Here's how.

Improve Your Batting and Bowling with Clever Constraints

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.

How to Bowl Faster... as a Spinner

Let's talk about a dirty little secret of spin: Pace matters. As a spinner you don't have any need to get the ball up the other end as fast as you can. You leave that to the real quick bowlers. But you also know there is a speed that is right for spin.