Most of us know what to do with a technical issue: Get in the nets and fix it. We also know that to get fit you train with cricket specific fitness work. But what if you want to improve the mental side of your game?
Picture the typical fast bowler personality. You are probably thinking of an angry, red-faced man with a face full of bristling moustache. He is bent on everything short of murder and not short of a few choice words or a bouncer aimed straight at your teeth.
In the first of a series of articles concentrating on the psychology of cricket, a closer look at choking. In all sports, a player’s performance will fluctuate. Sometimes we perform a bit better than normal, and sometimes a bit worse.