Published: 11th January, 2019
South African batsman Dean Elgar shares his expertise with former Surrey man Mark Butcher in our latest Kia Masterclasses.
The 31-year-old, currently ranked as the ninth best Test batsman in the world, has recently returned to the Kia Oval for the climax of the Specsavers County Championship.
In these videos, he discusses the key aspects to making it at the elite level of the game in the Test and first-class arena.
How do you make sure you’re ready to face some of the best bowlers in the world?
Playing the new ball
Opening in a wide range of conditions around the world is one of the trickiest jobs there is in cricket.
Mastering the pull shot
A vital shot to relieve pressure for batsmen and keep the scoreboard ticking.
Keep your eyes peeled for upcoming videos with Ben Foakes as he talks us through the finer details of keeping wicket.