Geoffrey Boycott is a real legend of cricket. One of England’s finest ever batsmen and now one of our most respected commentators. This is the new, updated, edition of Boycott’s original, successful, coaching book. It is appropriate for both the beginner and the experienced cricketer alike.
Produced with easy to follow illustrations, it covers all areas of cricket ? batting, bowling, fielding, wicket keeping. This updated edition also features recent images of today’s cricketers performing the techniques. Updated to include the recent cricket technique developments such as the Doosra and Kevin Peitersen’s speciality the switch hit.
Reviews and related articles
Wisden Cricketer, 20th December 2010
Geoff Boycott told us how to Play Cricket the Right Way in 1976 and in 1994 – and once or twice as a commentator – but never more elegantly than in this updated reissue. The pages between the light green canvas covers are filled with charming comic-str…
The Cricket Society Newsletter, 16th October 2010
…every school or club should possess a copy and encourage young players to read it.
Yorkshire County Cricket Club, 15th July 2010
If you want to get off to the right start at cricket you can do no better than pick up some tips from Geoff, but this attractive little hardback is by no means useful only to those stepping on to the field for the first time…[the book] is beautifully…
Yorkshire Post, 12th July 2010
Boycott’s book — straightforwardly presented and attractively illustrated — covers practically everything you could wish to know. He explains how to play all the shots, how to bowl different types of delivery, the skills required for succes…
Review by Patrick Kidd, Times, 11th June 2010
It is a fascinating and frank coaching manual, with some excellent cartoon illustrations…Some interesting thoughts are provided, such as on how to care for your bat properly, how to play in windy conditions, how to bowl at tall batsmen and how to pla…