Batting

Batting training

Backfoot defence
Backfoot defence

Get a solid defensive base with the backfoot block.

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Coming down the pitch
Coming down the pitch

An essential part of any attacking batter's armoury.

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Leg glance
Leg glance

Use the pace of the ball to punish leg-side bowling.

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Pull shot
Pull shot

Never an easy shot to master, dismiss short, aggressive bowling and hammer it away.

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Reverse sweep
Reverse sweep

A modern day invention that opens up new areas of scoring.

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Backfoot drive
Backfoot drive

Expert advice on one of the hardest shots in the book.

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Cover drive
Cover drive

Probably the most aesthetically pleasing shot in the book.

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Cut shot
Cut shot

Hammer the short stuff through the off-side.

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Forward defence
Forward defence

You're nothing without a good solid defence to work from.

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Grip
Grip

A undervalued part of batting, grip the bat correctly to improve timing.

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Off drive
Off drive

Present the full face of the bat and strike through the line.

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On drive
On drive

Probably the most difficult cricket shot to master, here's how.

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Stance
Stance

Start your innings from the correct platform.

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Sweep shot
Sweep shot

Give yourself a different option with the sweep shot.

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Batting drills

Driving
Driving

Play every coaches dream, the front foot drive.

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The slog sweep
The slog sweep

Give yourself a boundary option with the slog sweep.

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Cut and pull
Cut and pull

Take full advantage of half-trackers with back-foot play.

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Short ball evasion
Short ball evasion

Keep your head intact by moving out the way of a vicious bouncer.

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