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Bowl Faster: Brace the Front Leg

One of the most common pieces of advice from top bowling coaches is to learn to "brace the front leg". But that's a technical term, and it's not obvious to everyone what it means, or how to do it. So, here are more details about how and why you brace the front leg to bowl fast.

How to Practice Indoors to be Ready for for Outdoor Cricket (It's Easier Than You Think)

One of the biggest problems in cricket practice is moving from indoor surfaces in winter to spring and summer outdoor pitches.

Which is Best: Nets or One to One Training?

If you have cricket training options, which is best?

The Myth of Bowling Accuracy

How accurate is accurate?

We all know the stories. The opposition bowler who bowls perfect line and length all day and doesn't give you a thing. The long retired former player who is spoken about in hushed tones because he only bowled one half volley in 17 summers.

We know these are myths, but we like to believe them, especially our team has collapsed, or we bowl badly. We jealousy assume there is nothing we could do. We don't have the bowlers/the batsmen didn't have a chance.

Bowling Faster: Why Correcting Technique is Harder Than it Looks

You want to bowl fast, so you change your action to correct flaws and you get more pace. Easy, right?

Wrong.

Bowling Tactics: How to "Bowl Dry"

Frustration: An underrated way to get wickets, and enormously effective at any level. In recent years, this has been called “squeezing” or “bowling dry”.

How do you bowl dry this way?

Playing as a Unit: How to Use a Cricket Cliche to Improve your Cricket Team

International players and coached these days are always going on about how they “performed as a unit” – fielded, batted, bowled.

Lurking in the depths of this moribund press talk is a grain of truth we can use at any level.

How to Maintain Pressure on Batsmen in Limited Overs Cricket

It's common to say an inexperienced bowling attack can't "maintain pressure".

The Unstoppable Power of Left Arm Pace Death Bowling

If you have any pride in your left arm seam bowling, you need to bowl at the death in your cricket matches.

Left Arm Bowling is Magic Skill: Make the Most of the Cricket Southpaw

Left arm bowlers are special. Here's how to make the most of your southpaw cricket style.