What Is The Best Batting Stance In Cricket?

If you want to excel as a batsman in cricket you will need a solid base from which you can build. That base when it comes to batting in cricket is the stance! The batting stance is the position that we get ourselves into as the bowler is running in to bowl, and any movements that occur just before the …

View Post

How To Practice Cricket Batting At Home

Serious cricketers will always be looking for opportunities to practice, whether that be in the nets with your team mates or at home on your own or with family. Practicing your batting in the nets with your cricket club is easy because you’re more likely to have quality cricket equipment available to you, as well as plenty of other players …

How To Watch The Ball While Batting In Cricket

If you’re a batsman, watching the ball as it travels through the area is one of the most important things for you to learn how to do. A batsman who watches the ball well will be able to identify deliveries earlier, make positive foot movements and strike the ball with much greater accuracy. Watching the ball sounds very simple, but …

How To Bat Against Spin – 10 Useful Tips

Spin bowlers are such a large part of the game of cricket, yet still we see so many batsmen not being properly prepared to face them. Having a plan of how you’re going to play against spin bowlers is hugely important, whether you’re batting on day 5 of a test match on a turning pitch, or even if you’re playing …

How To Improve Your Batting Strike Rate

As the shorter formats of cricket like 50 over cricket and T20 continue to increase in popularity, batsmen are finding themselves under a lot more pressure to score their runs quickly! Because of this new pressure, a lot of batsmen are wondering how they can improve their strike rates and score more runs in a shorter period. By doing this, …

The 17 Most Essential Batting Tips For Cricket

Batting is arguably the most glamorous part of the game of cricket, and this is one of the main reasons we should all want to improve our batting skills! If you can learn to bat better you will enjoy the game a lot more, and you’ll also contribute more heavily to the success of your team. Based on some of …

How To Play The Cover Drive – The Ultimate Guide

In my opinion the cover drive is one of the most beautiful sights in cricket. When you see it played perfectly, you know you are watching a batsman that is fully in control of many different parts of their game. To play the cover drive consistently well, you will need to display precise foot movement, good head position, a smooth …

View Post

11 Tips To Improve Your Batting Footwork In Cricket

If you want to make yourself into a better batsman, I’d strongly recommend trying to improve your footwork! Positive foot movement is one of the cornerstones of a great batting technique. Getting it right can provide with you with a superb foundation upon which you can build your attacking and defensive skills. So what will it take to make improvements? …

How To Take Guard Properly While Batting

If you’ve heard the phrase ‘taking guard’ in the context of batting in cricket and you’re a bit unsure about what it means, then you’ve come to the right place! This is one of those classic cricketing phrases that can cause people a lot of confusion when they’re new to the sport. Believe it or not, taking guard correctly is …

The Best Warm Up Drills For Batting In Cricket

It can be hugely beneficial to do a proper warm up before you go out to bat in a game of cricket. Hopefully in this post, I can give you the information you need to perform an effective batting warm up! The first thing I should mention is that I tend to separate batting warm ups into two different parts; …