Drills

Catching Drill

category: Catching

Partners stand opposite each other and throw a ball back and forth, trying to see how many catches they can make in a given time (e.g. 1 minute).

Fielding / Catching Drill.

category: Catching

Player 1 rolls the ball out for player 3 to intercept before throwing to the Wicketkeeper. The coach then throws a catch to player 2. Player 3 takes ...

Short Catching / Underarm Throwing

category: Catching

The fielder behind the stumps rolls the ball out, player 2 picks up the ball and throws over the top of the stumps to the fielder behind the stumps. T...

Fielding Warm Up Game

category: Catching

Work in groups of 10. Two rows of cones are set up, 5m apart in width and 2m apart.Players get into pairs, opposite each other, lined up behind the fi...

Catching

category: Catching

For this game you need two teams of between 6-10 players on each side. One team tries to see how many catches they can do in a specified time, whist t...

Grid Catching Game

category: Catching

Form a rectangle big enough for two teams of 6-8 players. The aim of the practice is to take 10 catches before your players either drop the ball, or...

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Sessions

Multi-Skills Games Session

Fun, games based session that works on your players' catching concentration as well as their batting and throwing accuracy!

Working Your Wicket Keeper

The wicket keeper is the busiest player on your fielding team - make sure they're up to the test with this keeping skills session!

Community Drills

Catching Tennis

Players in one zone have to throw a soft ball under arm over waist height into the other zone and try to make the ball bounce.If they succeed they sco...

Variable Fielding Practice

Player moves from 1 to 4From each position runs to centre to collect a fed ball from the coach (either on the ground or in the air)Player returns the ...