There are many abdominal exercises out there. It is also important to ensure that you build, develop and maintain strong abdominal muscles as a cricketer and especially as a fast bowler. There was a stage that there was so much emphasis on core training that we sometimes forgot about the abdominals and the important role that they play. The crunchy frog is a functional abdominal / core training exercise that involves multiple muscle groups, and if performed correctly and at the right pace with the necessary control it is a really effective exercise.
Gillette Fitness Zone video series presented by Adrian Le Roux will explore fitness exercises to enhance the performance of the modern day cricket player. The 25-episode series will focus on the functional exercises that can be done anyplace anywhere; and then move on to functional and core stability exercises that involve lot of movement and power.