Batting is a one-stop shop for all cricket coaches, teachers and players looking for ways to improve batting play. It sets out coaching advice in clear, jargon-free language, with plenty of photographs to add further explanation. Content includes:
The basics, e.g. getting a good position, the grip
Technique for each shot with step-by-step illustrated instructions
Training drills to improve each skill
Common problems - and how to fix them
Tactics, e.g. when to use which shot, when to attack or to consolidate
Advanced play, e.g. the more difficult techniques such as the reverse sweep or the switch hit
The book also includes examples of players, past and present, who are renowned for their expertise in certain techniques, as well as words of advice from the legends.