Cricket Drill Demonstration


Played to a ball short of a length and wide of off stump.

Ball is aimed square of the wicket. Relaxed, balanced stance, head still, eyes level.

Back swing and step back towards off side. Base established, weight stays slightly forward.

Shoulders rotate towards offside, horizontally. Bat accelerates, hitting from high to low.

Ball contact is made level with head, allow for natural follow through.

Coaching points

Be aware of keeping weight into shot, and not leaning back.

The Drill is often used with

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