Cricket: Working in Pairs - Players Take Responsibilities for Calls

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DESCRIPTION

The coach blows their whistle and the batsmen set off, running between the wicket. One the coach's second whistle, the fielder will chase the ball and throw it to the wicket keeper attempting to run the batting pair out.

The pairs that are running must call and decide how many runs to undertake. Rotate the group so each player fields and bats, and change the wicket keeper if needed.

COACHING POINTS

Run the drill with speed so all players are involved in the rotation.

Demonstrate effective running and calling if needed.

Looking for correct and decisive calls/communication. Correct hand grips for running between the wickets.

PROGRESSION

Change the amount of time between the two whistles - to allow longer running/clear calling.

Replicate a match situation running.

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