Drills

Two Handed Interception + Backing Up

category: Ground-fielding-and-throwing

Player 1 starts on the cone with the ball and rolls the ball out for player 2 to run in and intercept the ball with two hands. Once player 1 has rolle...

Choose The End And Back Up

category: Ground-fielding-and-throwing

8-10 players per group (set up two drills if coaching a large group)Set up: Player/coach stands between the two stumps, that are 20 meters apart (leng...

Cross Over Underarm Flick

category: Ground-fielding-and-throwing

1) rolls ball out towards 4), 4) runs in picks up the ball and flicks to stumps with 3) backing up. 4) takes up 3)s position, 3) then rolls out toward...

Four Station Drill

category: Ground-fielding-and-throwing

12 players per group. One stump placed in the middle of a rectangular shape marked out by cones (20m by 30m). Each cone has same number of players at ...

Web Videos

Clive rice 36 backing up - batting

Clive Rice world renowned cricket player has put together a series of easy "how to's". Here he shares is knowledge and expertise in an easy to follow ...

Cricket backs up stairs nov13

Just a silly pet trick that is great for rear end awareness. We have not done the stairs trick in a LONG time, probably about a year, so I was actuall...

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Sessions

Backing up in the field

Don't lose runs to a loose ball - work on your players' ability to cover their team-mate's back to avoid fielding fumbles!

Ground Fielding Principles

Can your players field under pressure? Teach your players to attack the ball with this positive fielding session, getting them to meet the ball (even ...

Public Drills

Square Drill - Hand Ball

Set up a square with yellow cones 18m x 18m. On the outside of this square place red cones 5m further back. Using one ball, each player takes it ...

Moving Wheel

Place a circle of cones at least 10m distance from a single stump in the centre. With two teams (1 or more per team) and one ball start with the first...

Throwing drill

Should flow continuously - ball is rolled out - attacked, picked up and thrown, and then repeated. Once player has gone - he backs up and after backin...

Fielding

Fielding - Relay gameBacking up games.