Batting.

By: Davis, MarkContributor(s): Collins, SamMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2012Description: 1 online resource (143 p.)ISBN: 9781408166109Subject(s): Cricket -- BattingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: BattingDDC classification: 796.35826 LOC classification: GV927.5.B37 -- D38 2012ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Contents -- Foreword -- Introduction -- CHAPTER ONE: THE BASICS -- The set-up -- The grip -- The 'Vs' grip -- The 'O' grip -- The stance -- The guard -- Trigger movement -- Back-lift -- Equipment -- Choosing a bat -- Other equipment -- Running between the wickets -- Calling -- Running -- Turning for two -- Line and length -- Terms -- Long hop -- Bouncer -- Short of a length -- Good length -- Half-volley -- Yorker -- Full toss -- Beamer -- CHAPTER TWO: SHOTS -- Front-foot shots -- Forward defence -- Drives -- Straight drive -- On-drive -- Cover or square drive -- Back-foot shots
Back-foot defence -- Back-foot drive -- The hook -- Pull shot -- Ducking and evasion -- The square cut -- Other shots -- Leg-glance -- Back foot leg-glance -- Late cut -- Move down the wicket for lofted drive -- Front foot press to spin -- Sweep shots -- Orthodox sweep -- Paddle sweep -- Reverse sweep -- Reverse paddle -- Slog sweep -- Other variation shots -- Switch-hit -- The Marillier -- The Dilscoop -- CHAPTER THREE: THE ADVANCED STAGES -- Tactics -- Pre-match routine -- Reading the pitch -- Playing pace -- Playing swing bowling -- Playing spin -- Batting order
CHAPTER FOUR: LIMITED-OVERS BATTING -- Introduction -- Key points for batting in limited-overs -- Batting in long-form (50-over) cricket) -- Chasing down a total -- Twenty20 -- CHAPTER FIVE: THE MENTAL SIDE OF BATTING -- Introduction -- Coping with failure -- Changing your thought process -- Coping with success -- CHAPTER SIX: PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE -- Introduction -- Planning your winter and summer -- Net practice -- The future -- Advice for coaches -- Player and coach relationship -- Appendix -- Modes of dismissal -- Miscellaneous
Summary: Batting is a thorough but jargon-free cricket book for coaches, teachers and players. It covers the basics, common problems and how to fix them, tactics, advanced skills, and tips from top players.
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Cover -- Contents -- Foreword -- Introduction -- CHAPTER ONE: THE BASICS -- The set-up -- The grip -- The 'Vs' grip -- The 'O' grip -- The stance -- The guard -- Trigger movement -- Back-lift -- Equipment -- Choosing a bat -- Other equipment -- Running between the wickets -- Calling -- Running -- Turning for two -- Line and length -- Terms -- Long hop -- Bouncer -- Short of a length -- Good length -- Half-volley -- Yorker -- Full toss -- Beamer -- CHAPTER TWO: SHOTS -- Front-foot shots -- Forward defence -- Drives -- Straight drive -- On-drive -- Cover or square drive -- Back-foot shots

Back-foot defence -- Back-foot drive -- The hook -- Pull shot -- Ducking and evasion -- The square cut -- Other shots -- Leg-glance -- Back foot leg-glance -- Late cut -- Move down the wicket for lofted drive -- Front foot press to spin -- Sweep shots -- Orthodox sweep -- Paddle sweep -- Reverse sweep -- Reverse paddle -- Slog sweep -- Other variation shots -- Switch-hit -- The Marillier -- The Dilscoop -- CHAPTER THREE: THE ADVANCED STAGES -- Tactics -- Pre-match routine -- Reading the pitch -- Playing pace -- Playing swing bowling -- Playing spin -- Batting order

CHAPTER FOUR: LIMITED-OVERS BATTING -- Introduction -- Key points for batting in limited-overs -- Batting in long-form (50-over) cricket) -- Chasing down a total -- Twenty20 -- CHAPTER FIVE: THE MENTAL SIDE OF BATTING -- Introduction -- Coping with failure -- Changing your thought process -- Coping with success -- CHAPTER SIX: PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE -- Introduction -- Planning your winter and summer -- Net practice -- The future -- Advice for coaches -- Player and coach relationship -- Appendix -- Modes of dismissal -- Miscellaneous

Batting is a thorough but jargon-free cricket book for coaches, teachers and players. It covers the basics, common problems and how to fix them, tactics, advanced skills, and tips from top players.

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Mark Davis is Head Coach at the specialist cricket school, Millfield, and a former professional cricketer. Sam Collins is a cricket writer.

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