Get a solid defensive base with the backfoot block.
An essential part of any attacking batter's armoury.
Use the pace of the ball to punish leg-side bowling.
Never an easy shot to master, dismiss short, aggressive bowling and hammer it away.
A modern day invention that opens up new areas of scoring.
Expert advice on one of the hardest shots in the book.
Probably the most aesthetically pleasing shot in the book.
Hammer the short stuff through the off-side.
You're nothing without a good solid defence to work from.
A undervalued part of batting, grip the bat correctly to improve timing.
Present the full face of the bat and strike through the line.
Probably the most difficult cricket shot to master, here's how.
Start your innings from the correct platform.
Give yourself a different option with the sweep shot.
Play every coaches dream, the front foot drive.
Give yourself a boundary option with the slog sweep.
Take full advantage of half-trackers with back-foot play.
Keep your head intact by moving out the way of a vicious bouncer.