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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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 :


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.

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

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