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Not Getting Your Say in Your Cricket Team? Take a Tip from Pilots

It’s frustrating to have your thoughts and ideas go unnoticed.

The Art of the Target: How to Target Bowlers to Improve Your Scoring Rate

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Can club and school cricketers use the fashionable tactic of targeting certain bowlers?

It’s possible.

The Total Guide to Preparing for Different Pitch Conditions

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.

How "Team Targets" Improve Your Cricket (and Your Team Mates Too)

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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.

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.

Powerplay: How to Score Quickly When the Field is Up

Score fast in the powerplay.

Improve Your Bowling with Variety

How many times has a left arm seamer been picked because they offer “variety” to a cricket team?

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.

4 Ways to Become a High Class Death Bowler

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.

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