Hi this is Ash on behalf of Expert Village.
In this clip, I’m going to tell you how to hold a cricket bat and take a stance. This
is how a cricket bat looks like. This part of the bat is the handle, where you hold the
bat. And this is particularly the part of the bat where you play most of your shots.
The lower part of the bat and the middle. You hardly play any shots from this part of
the bat. Now let’s see how to hold this bat. Now this is a typical way to hold a bat, where
your hand touches the bat and holds, grips, firmly grips the bat here, in the top end
part of the corner. And the other hand comes very close to this part. You tighten your
grip and now let’s see the stance. Once you take the bat in your hands, this is a typical
way of standing; you keep about a foot of distance between both of your feet?s. The
bat comes behind your right leg, if you’re a right hander. If you are a left hander,
it’s the other way round. This would be firmly grounded here; your shoulder is looking towards
the bowler. Some people also keep a stance, wherein the keep the bat in between the legs.
But it is a better way to have the bat here. So this is how you keep the stance and hold