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Batting – Grip and Stance

Grip and stance 3Introduction: It is important that batsmen are in the best possible position to face the ball before the bowler bowls it. This involves holding the bat in the correct way and being in a balanced position so that they can move back or forward to hit the ball.

Below are the key points for the batsman’s grip and stance.

Coaching Points: grip & stance

  1. Grip the bat with two hands together in the middle of the handle.
  2. Stand side-on to the bowler, feet a comfortable distance apart, knees bent.
  3. Your head should be still, eyes level, looking at the bowler.