HALL OF FAME
 
MCA >>> Cricket Basics
Cricket Basics
MCA Poll
Will India, win the One Day International Series against West Indies to be held in India?
Yes
No
Can't Say
Results
BATTING SKILLS
    Email this Page   |     
 
Batting Skills
 
Given the goals of batting, a batsman must possess good hand-eye coordination, reflexes, strength, running speed, sound judgment, and of course knowledge of cricket rules and an understanding of cricket strategy and tactics.
 
These basic skills are put to use in specific actions such as:
 
* Preventing the ball from hitting the wicket (which would result in the batsman being out bowled).
* Avoiding being hit in the legs in front of the wicket (which may result in the batsman being out leg before wicket).
* Avoiding hitting catches to any fielders (which would result in the batsman being out caught).
* Avoiding being hit by the ball in a way that might cause injury.
* Hitting the ball with the bat with precise placement, timing, and strength to avoid fielders.
* Judging when it is safe to take a run, and taking the run.
 
 
Types of batting shots
 
The act of hitting the cricket ball is called a shot or stroke. Batting involves knowledge and skill in several different types of shot. Good batsmen usually also have what is called "balance", which more or less involves stability of the body with synchronized movements of the shoulders and feet. There are a variety of shots a batsman can play:
 
Having taken a long stride, a batsman blocks the ball with a forward defensive shot.
 
 
    Email this Page   |     
 
GROUNDS
Advertisements
 
 
 
 
 
 
Newsletter
   
Name:
Email:
 
   
 
 
 
  MCA Clubs Tournaments Players Zone MCA Teams  
 
About MCA
Office Bearers
Committee
From Committee Room
 
More....
Maidan
Office
College & School
Associated Office
 
More....
2010 - 2011
2009 - 2010
2008 - 2009
2007 - 2008
2006 - 2007
Kanga Leauge
 
More....
Player Registration Details
List of Mumbai Ranji Captains
Ranji Players

 
More....
About MCA Teams
Under 19 '09 - '10
Under 22 '09 - '10
Ranji Trophy '09 - '10
 
More....
 
 
Site best viewed in 1024 x 768 resolution, IE 6+ & Firefox /1.0.4+
beta version. report bug to admin@mumbaicricket.com