Cricket A leading Edge

Over or Round?

When working with younger bowlers, we often see them bowling over and round the wicket with little or no idea why they are doing it, or how this can affect their opportunities of taking a wicket
16 May 2019

Getting the Field Right

It is not only junior players that find setting a field tricky. Quite often at club level you see basic errors in field placing which can result in unnecessary runs scored against the bowler.
9 May 2019

Finding Your Best Line

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...
3 May 2019

Looking After the Ball

One of the main reasons that encouraged us to write our book, ‘A Leading Edge for Captains’, was our observation of the amount of control the junior coach has over the game, reducing the input the named captain has on the field.
26 April 2019

George Munsey - Gloucestershire 2nd XI

George Munsey scored a 25 ball hundred for Gloucester 2nd XI the other day, smashing 147 in 39 balls with 20 sixes.
23 April 2019

New Season, New Dressing Room

In our book, ‘A Leading Edge for Captains’, we look at the issues associated with entering a new dressing room and how a new player to a club or even a team within a club will need welcoming in and made to feel part of that team.
18 April 2019

To Move or Not to Move

Almost all elite cricketers have a pre-delivery movement or a ‘trigger’ movement but why do so many feel it’s the correct thing to do rather than simply standing still?
10 April 2019

King's XI Punjab's Hat-trick Hero Sam Curran

Sam Curran's 4-11 (inc hat trick) in 2.2 overs aided in the collapse by the Capitals batsmen.
4 April 2019

Early Season Bowling

Here we are already! The clocks have gone forward, the first Championship matches are about to get underway, schools are breaking up and children and adults...
4 April 2019

Amy Jones - England, Loughborough Lightning and Warwickshire

Amy Jones – England, Loughborough Lightning and Warwickshire – “It is definitely a good time to be involved in women’s cricket. It looks like we are going get more and more coverage and opportunities to play all around the world.”
1 April 2019

The Run Up and the Pain of No-Balls

You mention the name ‘Whispering Death’ to any cricketer worth his salt over the age of 40 and they will be able to conjure up the image of one of the most fearsome sights....
22 March 2019

Heather Knight Captained England Women to a 3-0 T20I Series Win over India

Heather Knight captained England Women to a 3-0 T20I series win over India, in India
13 March 2019

Testing Your Boundaries

In his interview after an incredible 156 contributing to the England win in the 2nd ODI in Grenada, Joss Buttler spoke quite brilliantly and openly about his innings.
13 March 2019

A Leading Edge for Rutland

The book, ‘Cricket: A Leading Edge for Captains’, has been on the market for five months, and in the lead up to what promises to be a magnificent summer of cricket...
7 March 2019

Congratulations to Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli on his 40th ODI 100

Congratulations to Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli on his 40th ODI 100. What a remarkable cricketer & leader!
6 March 2019

Getting the most from your net sessions

I’m constantly asked if there is a better way to practice during the off-season than simply having a net session . . .
6 March 2019

Leaving School and ‘Wandering’ About Your Cricketing Future?

Selection for the school ‘A’ team should not be seen with such importance as it often is...
27 February 2019

Diving Stop with Pop Up Throw Coaching Session

I recently helped deliver a very good group fielding session looking at the technique of the all-important diving or sliding stop ...
20 February 2019