England's James Anderson explains how to bowl yorkers and bumpers

Last Updated: 21/03/13 5:59pm

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James Anderson is the leader of England's seam attack.

So when the 30-year-old offered to show Sky Sports how he manages to swing the ball to such devastating effect it seemed too good to be true.

Sky Sports expert Ian Ward went along to Loughborough to meet James and find out the secrets of his success in a two-part masterclass that you can watch online here.

To watch Part One, in which James explains the art of deceiving the best batsmen in the world, click here.

In Part Two of the session, James gives us an insight into:

When he uses the short ball and how to assess the right circumstances

What type of field to set for a bumper and when to bowl cross-seam

Where he looks when he's bowling a yorker and how his action changes

Keeping your arm speed close to the norm when bowling a slower ball

When to switch from conventional to reverse swing and how to grip the ball

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