Know the Game: Complete skills: Cricket

Know the Game: Complete skills: Cricket

Non-Fiction, Sport, Cricket
Paperback Published on: 12/03/2015
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Synopsis

A clear, simple introduction to cricket skills for players aged 7-10.

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 :

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 the all the skills they need to enjoy cricket.

  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • ISBN: 9781472919588
  • Number of pages: 96
  • Weight: 177g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm

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