Clubs in England have been able to play cricket for nearly a month, now. It’s not cricket as we know it, perhaps, but recreational cricket is back . T20 & 40 over, mostly, from what I have seen, but with multiple junior formats. Perhaps it is easy to forget, now, the trepidation around the dreaded […]
Fascinating article from Connor, Renshaw & Farrow on batting expertise from the perspective of elite coaches. Rather than an analysis of the technical and physical actions, the paper looks at the mental process of batting, following the scheme I first encountered from Greg Chappell, of shifting focus from the broad before facing each delivery, to […]
Challenging question — do the words we use to explain sometimes get in the way of understanding? We use a lot of words in cricket. And a lot of them mean exactly what we mean them to mean… What is a “front foot defensive stroke”? Or a “pull”? Sometimes, we only confuse when we explain.