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Cricket Bowling Tips and Hints

Written by Ben. Posted in:Bowling

Bowling the perfect delivery requires the right execution and accuracy, a skill that must be practiced on a regular basis. Some of the best bowlers today combine all the important elements together, resulting in a consistent line and length and the ability to take wickets. Practicing the basics can lead to a better bowling performance […]



How to Select the Right Cricket Bat

Written by Ben. Posted in:Batting

Choosing the right cricket bat can have a big influence on how you play and the amount of runs you score. Sporting outlets contain a wide variety of bats of different makes, models, sizes and weights which makes the decision tough, one which you must consider thoroughly before purchasing. If you select the right bat, […]



Bowling Grips For a Pace Bowler

Written by Simon. Posted in:Bowling

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 out swinger is a ball the moves away through the […]



Cricket Basics: Bowling Deliveries

Written by Simon. Posted in:Bowling

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 the bottom of the bat. […]



Cricket Basics: Cricket Shots

Written by Simon. Posted in:Basics

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 through the line of the ball with a horizontal bat. Cut – […]