Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Cricket with Kane Williamson
Cricket with Kane Williamson: A Guide to Batting,
Bowling, Fielding and Captaincy
batting. Nothing gives me a bigger buzz than taking on the best bowlers in the
world. I’m a big believer in the idea that cricket is a team sport but there’s
that moment, just as the bowler delivers the ball, when it’s a pure one-on-one
it important to play the ball late?
you play a classic cover drive? What
should you do to deliver a deadly in-swinger?
Caps captain Kane Williamson shares these secrets and more as he talks through
his approach to all aspects of cricket. And who better to impart this
information than the 26-year-old record-setting batsman, who is fast becoming
one of New Zealand’s greatest ever cricketers.
words of former Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum, who has contributed a
Foreword to Kane’s book: ‘Kane is always working hard on his game and looking
to improve, so when he talks about best practice for cricketers, it’s worth
sitting up and listening.’
with Kane Williamson is an essential read for any aspiring cricketer — of any age. Kane
shares the basics of batting, plus skills and drills for those looking to
improve their batting technique. An ardent student of the game, Kane also
reflects on his approach to bowling, fielding and captaincy, to help amateur
players improve their all-round game.
in a highly-engaging style with the help of journalist Dylan Cleaver, Cricket
with Kane Williamson provides insights and valuable advice for anyone
interested in enhancing their own game, or simply developing a better
understanding of how one of the very best players approaches his.