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Back foot batting Drills

Back foot batting shots are best used when the cricket ball is pitched on a shorter length (further away from the batter) or when the wicket has a lot...

Batting Mechanics Drills

Back foot batting shots are best used when the cricket ball is pitched on a shorter length (further away from the batter) or when the wicket has a lot...

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Attacking Front Foot Drives

category: Front-foot-batting

Player 2 throws. Each batsman has 3 consecutive balls, then goes to the back of the queue. If you leave a ball you get another go. The ball should ...

Back Foot Defence

category: Conditioned-games


Organisation: Organise the group as shown. Batsman plays the ball defensively only when it is going to hit the stumps.
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Backfoot Defence

category: Back-foot-batting

(for age 6-8 use footballs or giant tennis balls, for age 8+ use tennis balls)
Six feeds each practice, then rotate clockwise. One bounce foot...

Ball Drop And Pick Up

category: Ground-fielding-and-throwing

Players work in groups of 5, in a grid with 5 cones set up in a zig-zag formation, roughly 7 metres apart.

Each player stands on a cone. All ...

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Rainy Day Indoor Batting Session

Front and Back Foot batting session - Whatever the weather decides to do make sure you're prepared with this indoor or outdoor driving session!

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Picking the Gaps, Keeping balance

Set a field with cones representing fielders. Bowling machine on 60mph, get the batter trying to hit the balls into gaps, attacking and defending; coa...

Save the boundary

Fielders spread around the boundaryCoach hits the ball out towards the boundaryFielder must attack the ball, collect and throw back in above the stump...

Somerset WU Drill

Feeder hits ground ball towards blue cone. He attacks ball and throws overarm to closest stumps.Red cone gets to the stumps, receives the throw, then ...