Cricket Drill Demonstration



You must play a straight-batted shot, otherwise you are out.

If you hit the ball in the V or leave it, it counts as a run. If you hit it outside the markers, you are out.


1. First, give each batsman a set number of deliveries (e.g. 15 or 25).

2. If the batsman is out, score -2.

Coaching points


3. Progress to batting until all players are out, then change round.
4. Make the V more narrow for more competent players.
5. Set a number of runs at which a batsman must retire.

Ways of getting out

Caught, Bowled, Stumped, Hitting the ball outside the V, Hitting the ball into the air

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