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Hi all,

Ian Canaway here. What are you thoughts on the following…Why do most batsman never quite reach their full potential?

Is it lack of skill, training, commitment? Let me know your thoughts using the comment form at the bottom of the page…

Then go play some cricket!!

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The sweep and the reverse sweep are two batting shots which are not commonly used, especially the reverse sweep which is rarely used. However both shots can be used in certain batting situations and are an effective way to score runs and keep the score board ticking over. Read More→

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Here’s How To Play The Pull Shot Properly…

As you begin to learn how to play cricket one of the core shots you should aim to master is the “pull shot”. This is a very effective attacking shot and when played correctly can produce spectacular result.

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The Most Important Shot You’ll EVER Learn…

When you first start to learn how to play cricket one of the first shots you will learn is the forward defence, it’s a fundamental shot which is the foundation of your batting and should be mastered to help reach you potential, as you can’t score runs when you are out and sat in the pavilion. Read More→

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Recently I was asked, “is ‘foot work’ really that important?” Read More→

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As a batsman and cricketer you primary aim is to score as many runs as possible to help your team set a high target for the opposition, or in order to beat the score which the opposition has set for you. Read More→

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The back foot drive is an attacking shot which is played to a ball which has pitched short of a good length and which will probably bounce around stump high. You should try to hit the ball between mid on and cover and along the ground. Read More→

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How To Effectively Execute The Square Cut For Maximum Runs Scoring Potential

The square cut is another shot which you should try to add to your batting ‘armoury’, as it will allow you to play aggressively to balls delivered shot outside your off stump which you wouldn’t be able to drive. Read More→

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There are hundreds of different cricket batting tips in the game of cricket which can all potentially improve your batting and run scoring ability. Here is a selection of cricket batting tips that I’ve found useful to help improve your batting. Read More→

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5 Simple Tips For Running Between The Wickets…

I’ve a guest article for you today written by Peter Bryceson:

Running between the wickets

Keep your eye on the fielder when running between the wickets...

I had nice refresher of some tips on running between wickets recently, it’s funny how some things that are basic we forget or just take for granted.

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