How to captain your team in the field: Introduction

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One of the first images of captaincy that springs to mind is the leader in the field. There is nothing as commanding as a skipper orchestrating his side with precision, especially when his tactical nous leads to a wicket.

Captaincy might be about a lot more than that, but it's this element that naturally draws people to the job. I'm sure you have imagined yourself exuding calm authority as captain. It demands admiration and respect.

What does a good captain have to do in the field to be like this? It boils down to three elements.

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