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Guides to improve your cricket bowling


Posted by Cags R under Cricket on 26 May 2012 at 7:30 AM

The sun is shining and this weekend it's time to don your cricket whites and work on your bowling, follow the sage advice from these handy cricket guides for training and match day success!

Bowling drills for the nets - work on your accuracy with these easy to practise drills. This guide covers the basic training drills for spin bowling, body alignment and simple ways of testing yourself, from a sheet of newspaper or a piece of string!

Seam bowling tips - learn to use the seam of a cricket ball to add an element of the unexpected for the batsman, if the ball lands on the seam in the bounce then it creates an unpredictable deviation from the straight line, this guide will take you through the grip and technique for the perfect seam bowl.

Tips to avoid no balls - good advice in this guide on becoming consistant on your approach, avoid costly mistakes by working on your stride length.

How to break a batting partnership - take some of David 'safe-hands' Hickson's advice on breaking a batting partnership. Stop them from settling in by varying your bowling style as much as possible! 

What is your favourite training drill for perfecting your bowling, share it here!