Craft can be looked at in many different meanings. The couple that I think really impressed me was learning cricket and playing cricket. I think cricket as craft because Cricket is a sport that can be picked up rather easily but to master the game it takes plenty of interest, effort and dedicated practice. Like all sports a solid technical foundation is important to develop one's skills further. The basic skills necessary in cricket are for batting, bowling and fielding.
When I was eleven I remember that when I saw people play cricket in a league team I think on my mind that when I am going to be in there team so I told my dad. And he told me to join the league team you need to learn how to play cricket. At age of fourteen I joint U.C.C (Umrakh cricket club). One first day they check my basic skill about cricket. One of the U.C.C coach discover that I have really good batting skill, so he told me that instead of focus on all department jus focus on one. So I just focus on my batting skills.
After spending a long three month practice session I have learn about batting is that the most important skill for a batsman is to learn to never take his eye off the ball from the instance the bowler is ready to bowl till the ball is dead. By constantly keeping an eye on the ball the batsman can get a better idea of the flight of the ball, its speed, swing and the spin imparted on it by the bowler.
The next skill that plays a big role in one's batting is footwork. It is a common error to stand fixed to one spot and swing at the ball. Small and swift movements of the feet should be made to adjust for the line and length of the delivery and for the shot that one decides to play. A good batsman should have a solid forward and backward defensive that would form the backbone of his defense and hold out until a loose ball is delivered.
Good communication with the non-striker is very important to prevent mix ups in the middle which result in costly run outs. Which is also...