The Qualities Which Make a Great Cricket Captain

The role of the captain in cricket is vital and while the captain in other sports, such as football and rugby are important, the role is much less demanding than in the sport of cricket. A cricket captain not only needs to motivate and inspire the team, he/she is also responsible for many of the…

Positive Attitude Leads to Wins

“When you have it (Positive Attitude) you feel like you’re never going to lose it, when you haven’t got it, you feel like you’re never going to get it.” Matthew Hayden Mental skills that cricket demands Playing cricket helps develop a range of cognitive skills that are important for success in the game and in life…

How to become a better bowler

In cricket, bowling is the action of propelling the ball toward the wicket defended by a batsman. Bowlers bowl deliveries in sets of six, called an Over. Once a bowler has bowled an over, a teammate will bowl an over from the other end of the pitch. The Laws of Cricket govern how a ball must be bowled. If a ball is bowled illegally, an umpire will…

Growth of Cricket Internationally

Cricket leagues like the IPL and Big Bash, have taken the cricketing world by storm. Huge stadiums filled with enthusiastic fans cheering for their teams is a common sight in these leagues.  Leagues, and Tournaments – Growth Stories The rise of Rashid Khan, a young cricketer from Afghanistan, in a star-studded Indian Premier League is…

How to become a better batsman

Batting is the act of defending one’s wicket with the cricket bat while attempting to score runs. The batsman’s act of hitting the ball is called a shot or stroke.  To master the stroke:  Hold the Bat, Have the Perfect Grip and Stand. Start with your feet; they should be almost your shoulder-width apart. For a right-handed batsman,…