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the green monster

There was a sense of fear in some Indian fans on the opening day at Lord’s. Green pitch fear. Terror of the lush grass. One told his friend that India would be bowled out by lunch. Another said that only Cheteshwar Pujara could survive such a wicket, the rest were front runners or hopeless. They […]

Cricket Show S5 Episode 27: Our Man in Sardinia

last monthSports / Cricket : Harrowdrive

Even the most passionate cricketer has moments where the season drifts and focus is lost. This happens most of all just after the halfway mark before the final push for the line begins. The team of Mark Garaway (calling in from Sardinia), Sam Lavery and David Hinchliffe discuss ways to keep your focus. Plus your mailbag questions are answered. Show More Summary

Zimbabwe vs Afghanistan ODI Live Streaming 2014 Online

Zimbabwe vs Afghanistan Live Stream 1st ODI 18 July 2014 Zimbabwe vs Afghanistan Live Streaming 1st Tour Match Zimbabwe will face Afghanistan in a 4 match ODI series this month.  Afghanistan will go into the series as underdogs against the Zimbabwe who are one of the 9 Test playing nations. All the matches are slated […]

Antigua Hawksbills vs Jamaica Tallawahs Live CPL T20 Stream Online

Antigua Hawksbills v Jamaica Tallawahs Live Streaming 2014 – Match 4 Antigua Hawksbills v Jamaica Tallawahs – Caribbean Premier League Watch Antigua Hawksbills v Barbados Tridents : Live CPL T20 – Watch Live Cricket Online Streaming here. Antigua Hawksbills and the Jamaica Tallawahs to play on July 17th 2014. The match between Antigua Hawksbills and the […]

Lord's 2014 Day One: Rahane's Classic Makes It India's Day

On 94, Ajinkya Rahane took a good length delivery outside off stump from James Anderson and slogged it over mid-wicket for a boundary. India were 8 down, England had the 2nd new ball and on this Lord's wicket, only the foolhardy would bet on Shami Ahmed and Ishant Sharma's batting talent. Show More Summary

Quick Tip: Play Funky Shots

last monthSports / Cricket : Harrowdrive

The classic image of the coach is telling the batsman to "keep your elbow up and play straight". It's good advice, but it's time to change. Young players love to emulate their heroes; even older players do. So why restrict yourself? Give it a go. Of course, if you do nothing but play switch hits you will be an ineffective batsman. Show More Summary

Coach Mental Toughness with the 7C Approach

last monthSports / Cricket : Harrowdrive

The most mentally tough athletes posses the "the 7 C's". One of the regular questions that we get on the PitchVision Cricket Show concerns the development of mental skills: batting under pressure, dealing with failure and much more. It's...Show More Summary

Change Your Cricket Team for the Better Without Trying too Hard

last monthSports / Cricket : Harrowdrive

Winning is important for every team. It's also not the only thing, and that's a problem. For sides who fall somewhere below the professional level, other factors can easily take over and define you far more than the quest for victory:...Show More Summary

Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel Live CPL T20 Stream Online

Guyana Amazon Warriors v Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel Live Streaming 2014 – Match 5 Guyana Amazon Warriors v Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel – Caribbean Premier League Guyana Amazon Warriors will take on Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel on 17th July 2014. The fifth match of the Caribbean Premier League will see the Guyana Amazon Warriors […]

Here's the Most Powerful Tool in Your Coaching Toolbox

last monthSports / Cricket : Harrowdrive

Coach and PitchVision Academy Columnist Sam Lavery looks at the power of words to help cricketers grow. Can the way you speak turn players into positive "doers"? Attention to detail in the language we use as coaches is important as we strive for perfection. Show More Summary

If You Must Have A Net, Make It Accountable

last monthSports / Cricket : Harrowdrive

Nets. Cuh. It's a brilliant idea to practice in a net, but it's poorly done 66% of the time. If you are not getting better, what's the point of dragging your carcass to practice in the first place? The problem is that when you are practising in a standard net there is nothing on the outcome. Show More Summary

Cricket Show 269: Competition Winner

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This week's winner of the Cricket Show podcast question competition is Aakash. He wins a free coaching course from PitchVision Academy. The winning question was: "Sir, could you please help me to learn the inside out shot over covers. Show More Summary

Jimmy Anderson and the eleven legends

I am the son of a No. 11. My dad had no real skill as a batsman. He had patience and a decent technique, if the ball was full on off stump. He pretty much put his foot on the same spot every single delivery, almost oblivious to where the actual ball was delivered. My […]

Trent Bridge 2014 - Day 2 & 3

India 457 all out, England 352/9. This is a fairly conventional score after three days in Test cricket. 800 runs, 19 wickets. India will probably end up taking a lead of about 70-75. They'll try to set up a declaration by the end of Day 4. Show More Summary

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