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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.

Here's a Simple Way to Turn Small Improvements into Huge Cricket Gains

The devil is in the detail.

It's an old saying that has a lot of modern truth when it comes to cricket. It has positives, but many consider the idea of "marginal gains" a waste of time and too much effort to put into a typical cricket team.

So, what's the truth?

Case Study: Scoring More Runs by Breaking Down Bowling Length Tactics

How do you improve your batting?

Two Different Ways to Play Spinners from the Back Foot

The best batters in the world have excellent back foot games when playing on spinning tracks.

AB de Villiers, Yonus Khan, Rahul Dravid and Joe Root all get as far away from ball bounce when the bowler misses his length on the short side.

Three Myths You'll Hear When You Lose (And How To Handle Them With Facts)

"Of course, you know why you lost..."

Bat Against Spin with Confidence: Sweeping and Hitting Over the Top

Unless you plan to only face bad spinners, there will come a time when you need to get fancy with your spin game.

This second part of the guide to playing spin gives you more options to use to both rotate the strike and score more boundaries against spinners.

How to Play Spin with Skill and Confidence

Do you struggle with an effective way to bat against spin?

There’s hope because - despite it’s difficulty - there have never been more options. Once you find an approach that works for you, your fear of spin vanishes forever.

Tactics You Should be Using: Pre Death Batting

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What if I told you you can add 50 runs to your first inning score with one tactical change?

It’s possible, because I have seen it happen.

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.

Selecting a Cricket Team is Hard and Thankless: Here is How to Get it Right (Mostly)

Being a selector is difficult whether you are picking the India team or your local club cricket XI. Is there a way to make it easier?