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Take a Wrecking Ball to the Opposition's Innings

Most people think you need a demon pace bowler with pace or a wily spinner to run through a team. The real way to destroy things is to use the wrecking ball in the opposition's head. Batting collapses are mental.

Improve Your Cricket with Pressure Training

When you hit nets you often feel no pressure. When you bat in a game you feel all the pressure.

Do You Make This Mistake in the Field?

Taking wickets is about more than just good bowling and fielding.

40 Ways to Bat at Nets Instead of Just Hitting Balls. Now You Have No Excuse.

One of the worst things I can hear at cricket training is the dreaded phrase "I just want to hit balls".

Why is this so bad?

Tactics You Should be Using: Cross Seam Bowling

Holding the ball cross seam is horrifying to swing bowlers, but vital on good batting days.

Old Skool Batting Values are Back

I would not call myself particularly old fashioned in my approach to coaching batting yet I have really enjoyed the purist first week of the ICC Champions Trophy.

Does the "Bowl Dots" Cricket Tactic Really Work?

Our captain, the canny character, has a saying. "Just bowl dots". Does this tactic really work?

Here's A Simple Way to Improve Your Bowling

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

How to Win Low Scoring Cricket Matches

You have been bowled out for a frankly humiliating score.

All the opposition need to do is knock off the runs, doff their caps and shake hands while holding back a snigger.

In the changeover of innings the team atmosphere says it all. Everyone is wondering how to get out of the mess.

But it is possible.

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?

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