Jan 9, 2015: Book Ticket for Your Favorite Cricketing Event called ICC Cricket word cup. You can also check Merchandise Sections. To accept that sledging is OK on the cricket field, you must view sport as total war, rather than the workplace of professional athletes. Why? Desperation!
How to Become a Cricketer like those desperate millions. You watch manufactured heroes on TV or fields and dream of playing alongside them. You play your heart out in matches and seek that chance to show your ability. You practice as much as you can, even training alone when there is no one else to train with you. The trouble is that nagging question: Do you even have a chance or are you wasting your time with a worthless aim?
You know the raw facts already. Most people who play cricket never go on to even reach professional cricketer level. An even smaller number will ever reach international honours. You need to be a very good player to even get a chance. There are always more people wanting to play than there are places in professional Academies and on team rosters. Statistically you are fighting against the odds.
We do need to hear new things with lovely articulation from charming industry bodies (aka lobbyists):
Yet there is a light at the end of the tunnel.
You have passion and desire.
You are prepared to do whatever (read this loudly) it takes to reach the top. You are impervious to setbacks and you have youth on your side. With luck and squeezing out every ounce of talent you might just be able to join the cricketers who play professionally. Science has proven this is the cornerstone of success.
When it comes down to it, your goal is simple: The only way you are going to make it score runs or take wickets at your current level. From here you can work your way up through the levels through sheer weight of performance. Cricket may have its politics and complexities but no one can argue with heavy run scoring or wicket taking.