Cricket Coaching: The Back-Foot Defence
Jun30

Cricket Coaching: The Back-Foot Defence

When batsmen first walk to the crease, most don’t want to play a hook or pull shot straight away. They like to wait until they have spent some time at the crease and are seeing the ball well. This is where a back-foot defence is important. It enables batsmen to play the short ball with minimal risk and gives them an opportunity to get themselves used to conditions before they start being more aggressive. In the below video,...

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Cricket Coaching: The Sweep Shot
Jun02

Cricket Coaching: The Sweep Shot

The sweep shot has become one of the most important shots to master due to the rise of T20 cricket and the number of mystery spins that are influencing matches in all forms of cricket. The sweep enables a batsman to score runs behind square on the leg side and continue to keep the scoreboard ticking over even if they are playing on a pitch that is turning a lot. The shot has become an important part of a batsman’s armoury and...

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Cricket Coaching: Catching High Balls
May21

Cricket Coaching: Catching High Balls

People often think that catching a high ball is easy. It really isn’t. You have to get yourself into position quickly and judge the flight of the ball while taking into account the conditions your playing in (wind direction etc). If you follow our tips, catching high balls will no longer be something that you dread. Here is cricket coach Danny Bracken showing you how to catch a high ball.  ...

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Cricket Coaching: The Reverse Sweep
May16

Cricket Coaching: The Reverse Sweep

The reverse sweep has become a shot which every elite batsman has in his locker. Due to the popularity of T20 cricket, the ability to hit 360 degrees is a great addition to a batsman’s armoury. Here is cricket coach Danny Bracken showing aspiring cricketers how to play a reverse sweep.   http://www.cricketfeed.co.uk/crickfeed/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/The-Reverse-Sweep.mp4   Interested in T20? Click here to check out...

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Cricket Coaching: The Forward Defensive
May14

Cricket Coaching: The Forward Defensive

The forward defensive is one of the most important shots for any batsman to learn. It is the key to building an innings and finding your timing quickly when you first come in. Here coach Danny Bracken shows how to play a forward defensive perfectly. http://www.cricketfeed.co.uk/crickfeed/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/The-Forward-Defensive.mp4 Click here to check out more of our coaching...

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Cricket Coaching: Slip Catching
May12

Cricket Coaching: Slip Catching

Slip is arguably the hardest place to field during a cricket match. In this video, coach Danny Bracken gives aspiring players tips on how to improve their slip catching.   http://www.cricketfeed.co.uk/crickfeed/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Slip-catching.mp4   Check out our Opinion page for the views of our writers on all the hot topics in...

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