Bowling Grips For a Pace Bowler

Seam up delivery The seam up delivery is a ball bowled when you are trying to get movement of the pitch and not through the air. It usually does not swing it usually goes with the angle or seams of the pitch. Out swinger The…

Cricket Basics: Bowling Deliveries

The yorker is a ball usually bowled by a faster bowler which bounces right on the crease line on off stump. The goal is to catch the batsmen by surprise. It is very hard to get away for runs, because it is right on the toes, and will hit on…

Cricket Basics: Cricket Shots

Leave and block - A simple defensive stroke where the batsman believes the ball is clearly missing the stumps. No stroke is played, and a defensive stance is taken normally aiming the bat downward. Drive - A drive is when the batsman plays…

Bowling: The slower ball

The slower ball is a technique used by faster bowler to confuse the batman into playing through a shot too early, by delivering a ball much slower than their regular speed. Using the slower ball is particularly effective in limited overs…

Batting: The Grip

The Grip The grip is how a batsman holds the bay, and learning the correct way to hold a bat is a very important starting point for a young batsman. Starting out with the proper comfortable grip allows a batsman the flexibility and power…