How fast was that one? Opportunities for bowlers and their coaches

Fascinating article from Cameron Ponsonby for espncricinfo.com, on why some quick bowlers are perceived by the batters to be “quicker than they look”. Cameron’s article starts to unpack the phenomenon of the “heavy ball”, and why some bowlers manage to hustle the batters more than another bowler who looks to be bowling quicker. But I …

After-school club — programme planning

I was booked to run an after-school club this half term — an hour per week, yrs 7&8. What follows is an outline of the programme and session plans, with an indication of the Objectives I was working towards. N.B. Most of the “planning” was actually done on-the-fly. I knew something of the School’s objectives …