The Know the Game Complete Skills series is a perfect introduction to a sport for every budding player. Compiled from the individual Know the Game Cricket titles, the book will teach young players the basic skills they need to start enjoying the sport by giving them plenty of simple practice drills and showing how the star players do it. In this book, players will learn :
How to: control the bat face a bowler play all the shots ‘read’ a bowler understand the field run between the wickets
Profile of a bowler bowling to a plan Bowling actions the run-up and release swing bowling seam bowling spin bowling and variations
The field and field placings the ready position close catching catching in the deep overarm throw intercepts retrieving the ball the long barrier wicketkeeping skills
Clearly illustrated and written by a professional coach, this book will give every young player the all the skills they need to enjoy cricket.