Drill Categories

Ground fielding and throwing Drills

In cricket the way a player carries out ground fielding and throwing the ball back to his fellow players is hugley important. Through these drills yo...


Long Barrier Pair Defending

category: Ground-fielding-and-throwing

Two players per team, stood about 4-5 metres apart between two cones (the goal).

Both teams must try to protect their goals by stopping the ...

Long Barrier Penalties

category: Ground-fielding-and-throwing

Pairs stand 3 to 4 metres apart between a pair of cones (their goal).

By throwing the ball underarm, below waist height, players must try to...

Pairs Target Barrier

category: Ground-fielding-and-throwing

Organisation: Divide the group into pairs. Organise the practice as shown in the diagram. Aim is to beat partner, using unde...

Rebound Barrier

category: Ground-fielding-and-throwing

Organisation: Each player has a ball which is thrown at a target on the wall. As the ball rebounds, the ball is fielded usin...

Web Videos



Decision Making in the Field

Put a stop to dithering fielding! React quickly, communicate and get all your players making the right decisions faster!

Community Drills

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...

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In groups target throwing at stumpsCan build a tower of stumpsCan add extra balls to progressLong Barrier

Mutli-Zone Ground Fielding

Ground fielding drill for more advanced players to warm up hand-eye skills ahead of further practice. The drill runs with a Wicket Keeper and a group ...

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 ...