This is a guest post by Laurie Ward
Cricket is a simple game complicated by a myriad of variables: physical, technical, emotional, tactical and natural.
Every ball, wicket, match, day, situation, opposition, conditions and personal experience can vary tremendously.
So how can we prepare for something that can be so unpredictable?
Famously, Sir Don Bradman practiced for hours hitting a golf ball with a stump against an uneven wall to develop his incredible hand-eye co-ordination.