Table 1

 Current workload guidelines for junior fast bowlers and recommendations from research with first class fast bowlers

Age group(years)Number of deliveries per match inningsNumber of training sessions per weekNumber of deliveries per training sessionMaximum sessions per weekMaximum deliveries per week
*Findings from research conducted with fast bowlers with a mean age of 27 years.20 All other data are from Cricket Australia’s Junior Cricket Policy.22
Under 13482303108
Under 15602363132
Under 17963364204
Under 191203424246
First class*N/A1403188