Cricket
Coaching Points

Deep step back in the crease.

Back foot parallel to the crease.

Weight on the back foot, head forward of the body.

Hands up behind back hip pocket, back lift still raised.

Diamond shape maintained with forearms throughout the shot.

Front leg slides towards back leg with heel raised and toes lightly touching ground (counter balance.

Stand tall and make contact with ball below eye level and forward of body.

Bottom hand fingers and thumb grip, acting as a shock absorber.

Complete shot with the toe of the bat following the line of the ball, keeping leading elbow high and close to the head.

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