Ex cricketers turned coaches, Wesley Durston & Patrick Latham, collaborate thought provoking and inspirational cricket coaching and mentoring publications. Their first book in a new series is Cricket A Leading Edge now available on Amazon UK and in various outlets around the UK.
In part one of the series, we looked at the straight field and getting the mid-on and mid-off fielders in the best positions relative to cover and midwicket to protect as much of the ground as possible.
Happy New Year! The drink is finished off, there only the unwanted coffee creams hiding amongst the discarded wrappers in the bottom of the chocolate box, everyone is back to school and work, it is cold, dark and wet but thankfully, the 2020 season draws nearer with every day.
If like me, you may be already missing the 2019 season more so now that the clocks have gone back. It seems ages ago I put the kit away and bats into storage for the winter, then when I look forward to the 2020 season....
In the recently completed WODI series between Australia and Sri Lanka, there appears to be evidence of the Sri Lankan team making a concerted effort to ensure that the Australian women did not steal even an inch at the non-strikers end.
For a bowler it is crucial to have rhythm and to bowl with a consistent and repeatable action. For consistency with your accuracy, you need to ensure you have the consistency with your run up and bowling action.
Today at training, it became apparent that some of our U14 age bowlers were struggling to adjust to find the right line. ‘But it would have hit the stumps, sir’, was the general response to the leg stump in-swingers...