Cricket Training Archives

Fielding is the only part of the game where all eleven players are in the game together. If you think about it, the majority of your time is spent on the field. This is why it is so important to get this aspect of the game right. If you look at the great bowling attacks [...]

I believe fielding is the most important part of the game of cricket. The old saying “catches win matches” has been drilled into me from a very young age and it’s so true. My dad, who was my first coach, instilled this in me and got me excited about fielding by telling me stories of [...]

When it comes to batting the simpler you can make things, the more consistent you’re going to be. Here are some basic things I look at when coaching batsmen. The Grip First and foremost I believe the most important things to get right are the grip and swing. It is crucial to get this right [...]

The video above shows a nice little cricket catching drill that can be used to improve hand-eye co-ordination and reaction time. Reaction time itself is an inherent ability, but overall response time can be improved by repetition. In this drill I use a ping pong ball and place three cricket bats against the wall. It [...]