1) drops feeds to 2) who moves out to drive, aiming for the basketball board.
3 goes each and then the batsmen becomes the thrower and the thrower joins the back of the queue.
In teams, the first group to have 10 hits wins.
Set up for the practice
1. Set up the practice as shown in the diagram.
2. Target area: 10 metres away from the batsman - safety.
3. Target area 10-15 metres wide. Fielders stand between markers.NOTE: For better players target area should be further away and more narrow.
4. Mark out parallel lines on the floor to show line and length of the ball.
5. Ideal numbers for groups is 4-6 players - Maximum activity.
6. Thrower stands 10-12 paces from the batsman.
7. Thrower says Bat up!, then throws a bobble ball, which bounces more than twice below the batsmans knee height. (Underarm feed standing up.)
8. Each group has 3 balls.
9. Ideal duration of the practice: 25-35 mins.
Ground fielding and throwing
Using the crease : Alternate front foot and back foot defence.
2. Judging length for front foot or back foot.
3. For competent players, throw the ball faster.
Front foot batting
Exercise for groups of 3-6 players.
1 person throws 6 balls to the batsman who has to try and hit all the balls between the target area (doesn't necessarily need to be played against a wall).
After the 6 balls the batsmen becomes the thrower and the thrower goes to back of queue to field, whilst the next batsman steps in.
Front foot batting
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