I don't have many 'pet-hates' but remarkably my biggest one concerns a cricket shot that gets warm applause when executed well
I hate this shot with a passion!
What is it? Read on.
Following on from last week's attacking pop up drill we move onto the defensive side version. Effectively, this kind of throw is made following the completion of a dive towards your non-throwing side.
You want to bowl fast, so you change your action to correct flaws and you get more pace. Easy, right?
As a fielding coach, I would get so excited when some of the players take their practice on the training ground into match play.
Fielding, especially for young players, is the ugly sister of playing cricket.
The ability to manipulate the ball against top class spinners is one of the key differentiators between good and great batters at the highest level.
You will recall that a couple of weeks ago we set up a competition to help me design a new Indoor Cricket School and after careful consideration we are able to share the best and wackiest ideas!
If it’s good enough for Don Bradman...
My Grandad was a fantastic club cricketer. He opened the batting for Broadway CC and kept wicket to a high standard week in and week out.
The tales of his leg side stumpings were legendary.
Fancy helping design a new indoor cricket centre with me?
In the final part of my 2017 review, I take a look at the back end of the year, September to December.