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Know the Game: Complete skills: Cricket (Paperback)

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The Know the Game: Complete Skills series is a perfect introduction to a sport for every budding player. Each book aims to 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:

Batting:
How to: control the bat - face a bowler - play all the shots - "read" a bowler - understand the field - run between the wickets
Bowling:
Profile of a bowler - bowling to a plan - bowling actions - the run-up and release - swing bowling - seam bowling - spin bowling and variations
Fielding:
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 all the skills he or she needs to enjoy cricket.

About the Author


Luke Sellers has worked as a community cricket coach in both Gloucestershire and New Zealand. He is the author of Know the Game Cricket for the ECB and the author of the Know the Game Cricket Skills books.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781472919588
ISBN-10: 1472919580
Publisher: Bloomsbury Sport
Publication Date: October 27th, 2015
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Know the Game