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Skills and Tactics

Do you need help with your batting, bowling, fielding or wicketkeeping? Or are you looking for captaincy tips? Improve your cricket skills here.

Fielding Tips: How to Form Long Barriers
A set of step-by-step instructions on how to form a long barrier, the best way of stopping a rolling cricket ball.

Fielding Tips: Orthodox Cup Catching
A set of step-by-step instructions on catching with an orthodox cup, the most basic method of catching a cricket ball.

BBC Cricket Skills
The BBC's Cricket Skills archive offers a variety of hints and tips to help improve your batting, bowling and fielding technique.

Cricketing Shots Diagram
A selection of diagrams that illustrate and names a number of shots a batsman can play in cricket.

Shane Warne's Spin Bowling Class
If you want to bowl leg spin, there's no better role model than Shane Warne. In this video, he offers a range of tips on how to improve as a leg spinner.

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