It’s frustrating to have your thoughts and ideas go unnoticed.
Can club and school cricketers use the fashionable tactic of targeting certain bowlers?
Do you worry that batting indoors will ruin your outdoor form? Have you got a game coming up on a different type of wicket from your home pitch?
This is the guide for you.
We all know how important setting targets is to cricket success, but most of us focus on individual aims and forget that teams can set targets too.
Setting 'team targets' is just as powerful in motivating players to do well because - like individual goal setting - a realistic and achievable target focuses the mind.
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?
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.
Score fast in the powerplay.
How many times has a left arm seamer been picked because they offer “variety” to a cricket team?
If you have any pride in your left arm seam bowling, you need to bowl at the death in your cricket matches.
Bowling the last few overs of an innings is like being a Hollywood star. When everything goes well you are adored. Put one foot wrong and your embarrassment could not be more exposed.