It’s a bit of a cliché.
“Good cricket”. Well played.
I even have a “good cricket” category on my blog, but looking at my posts I’m not sure they have much in common, beyond the category.
So what constitutes “good cricket”?
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It has been an incredible summer of international cricket.
England ODI World Champions; Super Over finish; heroics from Ben Stokes.
An enthralling, fluctuating Ashes series. Steve Smith (boo…oh, but he is incredible); Stokes’ batting (again). Jofra Archer’s pace. Amazing, impossible catching.
But what makes a “great” moment truly “great”?
For me, as a spectator (and coach), greatness is demonstrated in the player’s commitment to perform at their absolute best, all of the time.
It doesn’t matter the level of competition, or the venue — cricket is a game played best when it is played “properly”, whatever the context.
It can seem like a cliche, but playing every game, every moment, as if it could be your last on the playing field.
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