Vol. 3, Issue 1 (2018)
Effect of cricket specific training on cricket batting ability among college level men cricketers of J&K State
Author(s): Zahoor Ahmad Bhat, Javaid Ahmad Sheikh, Dr. K Sreedhar
Abstract: The purpose of the present study was to determine the effect of cricket specific training on cricket batting ability among college level men cricket players. Forty male students (n = 40) were randomly selected from kulgam college of J&K state as subjects and the age was ranged between 19 and 23 years. The selected subjects were randomly assigned into two equal groups namely control group (CG) and the experimental group (EG) with equal strengths of twenty (n= 20) each. Experimental training group underwent cricket specific training for twelve weeks for five days per week and two sessions on each day. The control group did not involve in any special training apart from their regular activities. The cricket batting ability was taken as a criterion variable for the present study and it was measured by judges rating scale. Analysis of variance (ANOVA) was used to analyse the collected data. The results revealed that that the cricket specific training was made significant improvement (p ≤ 0.05) in cricket batting ability of the selected subjects. The level of confidence was fixed at 0.05 in all cases.