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At Twenty20 Finals Day there was a lot of focus on Fidel Edwards bowling at 90mph with a massively bent front leg; you are probably thinking: "I thought you need a braced front leg to be able to bowl fast."
Cricket Ireland today announced a €30,000 injection of funding - and launched a new structure - for junior and youth cricket in Ireland that aims to increase participation and enjoyment of the sport for children across the 32 counties.
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies (CWI) has continued its efforts to strengthen coaching and ultimately improve the quality of regional squads and players in the region. CWI and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have collaborated on another Level 3 certification course resulting in a further 25 coaches in the region attaining the Level 3 standard.
Prithvi Shaw has now become a household name after leading India to the U-19 World Cup Title, following in the illustrious footsteps of Virat Kohli. Following an excellent first class season for Mumbai where he scored five centuries, he has led the U-19s from the front excelling throughout the tournament in New Zealand.
Today a partnership was signed between Kaizuka City, the Japan Cricket Association and the Kinki Cricket Association confirming the aim of revitalising the City of Kaizuka through the promotion of cricket in the hope that this can improve infrastructure and tourism.
It has been a busy period for Malta Cricket with the completion of the ICC Level 2 Coaching Course and two Introductory Courses for PE teachers. Not only are there 11 more qualified ICC Level 2 coaches, but there are now 40 Physical Education teachers qualified to instruct cricket in schools from 34 private and state schools around Malta and Gozo.
A difference in the distribution of muscle mass could well be the reason behind the greater risk of knee injuries in females according to the latest piece of research from Loughborough University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences.
Cricket Ireland have named a squad of 23 players for the Cubs Winter Training Programme. Eleven players from the Leinster Cricket Union, alongside 6 each from the Northern Cricket Union and the North West Cricket Union, make up the selection under new coach Callum Atkinson.
Twelve New Teams Are Formed As Schools Cricket Competition Expands Into Virginia Over the past few years, students at Poplar Tree Elementary School in Chantilly, Virginia have expressed an interest in cricket. However, the PE teachers, Carrie Baranowski and Robert Thompson, did not know much about the game and did not have any cricket equipment.
36 players have been named in the latest Cricket Ireland Shapoorji Pallonji Senior and Emerging Academies for the year ahead. 21 of those are in the senior ranks, with five players gaining elevation from last year's Emerging squad.
We are delighted to have Chinmoy Roy working with Cricket World to bring you some interesting and innovative Cricket Training Drills. The episode focuses on improving your wicket keeping, with lightning quick agility to emulate the likes of
In fall 2017, the first ever girls cricket team has been practicing at Rockledge Elementary School in Bowie, Maryland in preparation for the Maryland Youth Cricket Association (MYCA) tournament in spring 2018. The team is comprised of girls from elementary and middle schools and will be playing at the 11U level.
CHINMOY ROY is a certified strength and conditioning coach from the Board of Control for Cricket in India. He was the assistant trainer with Greg Chappell in the Indian fitness camp in 2005. He was the India –A fitness coach with Dav Whatmore in 2008.
10 years ago PitchVision developed the world’s first portable cricket motion tracking system and they have now announced that they are releasing “PV/Match” a new and exciting cricket scoring, scouting and live streaming software and app system for club, school and recreational cricket, later in the year.
Heptathlete Denise Lewis OBE won Olympic gold for Great Britain in Sydney in 2000 but hadn't played cricket since she was a young girl so watch what happened when she took on the Weetabix #Sportingstarts challenge.
Pitchero, the grassroots club website provider, have teamed up with Ashes and World T20 winner Tim Bresnan and County Championship winning captain Andrew Gale to create the Coaching Academy, an online cricket coaching hub.
Chris Gayle was fortunate enough as a young man to grow up close to Lucas Cricket Club, where he spent hours playing the game, and he now gives plenty back through his foundation which helps young people in England and Jamaica.
As the Chris Gayle Academy enters its fourth year, we ewre invited down to Walthamstow as the group were put through their paces by strength and conditioning experts Tenax Performance. Here's a flavour of the day.