Bowlers win cricket matches. But no bowler works alone. No matter how good an over is at one end, the other end needs to do its job too.
In other words, you need to hunt as a pack: a tightly bonded team that is greater than the sum of its parts. When a bowler gets tired he is replaced, but the pressure remains. That's what signifies a tight knit team.
Good individual performances are part of this, but it's rare a bowler wins a game single handed. That's why every bowler needs to feel like he is working for the wider aim of building pressure on the batsman. That can only be done by feeling like you are in a pack.
This is not just for the times when you breeze through your opponents like a knife through butter either. It's easy to work together when you are on top as a team. Imagine it's 200-1 and the opposition are flying. Do you still feel like you are in a pack or are you looking at the other bowlers out of the corner of your eye and wondering why they are undoing all your hard work with poor bowling?
A true pack stays together even in the hardest of times, working as one.
How to build pressure
It's all well saying you need to build pressure, but how do you do it?
If someone is having a bad game, others are ready to work extra hard to take up the slack. Each bowler knows he may be in the same situation in the next game. It boils down to trust.
A stellar bowling unit has skills and a tough but flexible mentality. It's greater than the sum of its parts because its members trust each other. That's something any "unit" can achieve from the best internationals to the under 11s.
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