Category Archives: T20

0 – 4, How Did We Get Here?

  “Something has to change, surely*?” grimaced the experienced opening bowler*, exasperated as he departed the cavernous Victorian Cricket Ground*. Frustration with the heat at 43+? Annoyance at the lack of atmosphere supporting the home team from a smaller than … Continue reading

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From Little Things, Big Things Grow

How a cohesive approach in a country region has taken junior girls cricket from 0 to 100. The surge of interest in cricket continues to become evident as knowledge arrives from innovative methods being applied to encourage participation. As sports … Continue reading

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Nurturing The Clarity For Leadership

Does the pressure upon the leader become amplified as the format shortens from Test to One Day to T20? Does the brevity allow the dynamics of a leader reveal a sense of clarity more critical in the maelstrom of white … Continue reading

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Analysing The Opposition – Elite T20

The tools and knowledge available to gain an understanding of the opposition may vary amongst the levels of cricket due to resources and interest. But the ability in this digital age to have something has never been easier. A recent … Continue reading

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Eoin Morgan – Unique & Beyond Extraordinary

Eoin Morgan stepped out in Sydney last night for the totally new look Sydney Thunder in their first match for Big Bash League IV. Eoin had just completed the one day series for England against Sri Lanka. He gets on … Continue reading

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Technical Aspects of Power Hitting

We are blessed to witness the extraordinary levels of power hitting being revealed by so many players within the T20 competitions. No matter the stage of the career spectrum where the player fits, the spontaneous excitement of Glenn Maxwell that … Continue reading

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T20 Game Plan – Fielding

As a coach, the introduction and broad acceptance of T20 cricket has been hugely appreciated in respect to fielding. It is impossible for a player to expect they will excel in this format if they are unable to contribute to … Continue reading

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T20 Game Plan – Bowling

The next phase to follow the recently published T20 Game Plan for Batting is the Bowling component. A previous post on the T20 master of control – Yasir Arafat -gives a close insight to the preparation and thinking involved along … Continue reading

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T20 Game Plan – Batting

The definition of a Game Plan. “the overall strategy of a team for winning a specific game” Early in the media training phase that elite athletes undergo, is the ability to insert the phrase “game plan” into the expected post … Continue reading

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Yasir Arafat – Unlikely Professional

Yasir Arafat is not exactly a prominent name amidst the superstars that ply their trade in competitions that are now sprawled across the globe today. Yet he has built a solid reputation based around reliability of executing accurately with control … Continue reading

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