Evolution Of The Over Arm Bowling Action

Bowling Used To Be An Under Arm Action Up until the 19th century, bowling under arm was the norm for bowlers. This of course made batting quite different than it is today. For one, batsmen didn’t need to wear helmets. The slower pace of the ball and lack of...

Getting Familiar with Field Placement

Starting Field When starting your bowling innings, first take note if there is a powerplay rule in effect. In a T20 match, powerplay 1 will take effect in the first six overs of the innings while in an ODI match it will take effect in the first ten overs. If the...

6 Batsmen to Hit 6 Sixes in an Over

1. Sir Garfield Sobers- Nottinghamshire, 1968 On August 31 1968, Sir Garfield Sobers became the first cricketer to hit 6 sixes in a single over in first class cricket. Batting against bowler Malcolm Nash, Sobers hit 5 sixes in a row before hitting the last ball of the...

How To Bowl 3 Different Types of Deliveries- For Newbies

When bowling, different types of grips or actions can change the way the ball behaves.   Before we can show you the correct grips, you need to know about BALL CONDITION – the bowling team will always try to keep one side of the ball shiny and leave the other side...

3 Surprising Sports That Will Help Improve Your Cricket

Cricket is a game which requires skills in many different aspects- speed, agility, dexterity and teamwork to name but a few. Here are 3 surprising sports that can help to improve your cricket game. 1. Table Tennis Table tennis is a game of speed, focus and hand-eye...