Drill Categories

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...

Drills

On Drive

category: Extras

Cricket On drive Extras Attacking stroke, played to a full, delivery, usually a middle/middle and leg stump delivery Relaxed balanced stance, head an...

Cover Drive

category: Extras

Cricket Cover drive Extras This is an attacking stroke, played to a full, wide of off stump delivery. Keep a relaxed, balanced stance, with your head...

Moving Out To Drive

category: Front-foot-batting

Cricket Moving Out to Drive Front foot batting Exercise for groups of 3-6 players. 1 person throws 6 balls to the batsman who has to try and hit all ...

Group Coaching For The Back Foot Drive

category: Conditioned-games

Cricket Group coaching for the back foot drive Conditioned games Set up the practice as shown in the diagram. Make sure that the bowler feeds the bal...

Group Coaching For The Front Foot Drive

category: Conditioned-games

Cricket Group coaching for the front foot drive Conditioned games Create a V-Shaped area out in front of the batter. Working in groups of 6 players t...

Group Coaching For The Back Foot Drives

category: Conditioned-games

Cricket Group coaching for the back foot drives Conditioned games Set up the practice as shown in the diagram. Target area: 10 metres away from the b...

One Handed Drive

category: Extras

Cricket One handed drive Extras Drill designed to increase power of top hand, and reduce use of bottom hand in strokes. Attacking stroke, played to a...

Group Coaching For The Front Foot Drive

category: Conditioned-games

Cricket Group coaching for the front foot drive Conditioned games Set the practice up as shown. Each player has 8-10 balls, then all rotate clockwise...

Web Videos

How to play an off drive | cricket

Watch and learn the Off Drive. This video is aimed at newcomers to the sport who want to familiarize themselves with the basic rules before starting t...

Sessions

Moving out - Drive hitting

Get your players to put their best foot forward as they step out to the pitch and play a well placed drive!

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Flat Catch and the Back Foot Drive

The back foot drive is the ideal shot to exploit space between the mid-on and cover. Use this plan to improve players' balance and quick feet movement...

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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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Front and back - Fielding and Batting

Perfect the front-foot drive. Use the most stylish shot in the game to get on top of the bowler and force their lengths back; PLUS, get your fielders ...

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Community Drills

Front foot drive goal hitting

Hitting on, off and straight drives on the ground - fixed practise, working roundBring in - what are you having to change to get the ball through the ...