Brain Games

Cricket is 90% Mental, 10% Skill

Quote from Dennis Lillee, former Australian Fast bowler

This may be a slight exaggeration from Dennis Lillee when talking about the importance of the mental side of cricket however it does show just how important it is within the game at all levels.

Your brain plays such an important role within cricket and it is something that often gets ignored. Below is a link to some excellent brain training games to help test your skill and through practice also aims to improve certain skills.

Skills that these simple interactive exercises test include perception, speed, concentration, logic and memory skills.

Can any of you think why these might be important within cricket? I can!

Give these exercises a try and introduce them into your daily lockdown routine. Not only will this help break up your day but also give you a chance to focus on your mental development as much as your physical development.