Fielding Drills: Fielding circle

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Purpose: Practicing stops, pickup, shy and backing up.

Description: An even number of players jog in a circle around a stump with a coach (c) in the middle. The coach rolls/hits the ball out to a fielder who picks up and shys and the stump. The throw is backed up by the opposite fielder and returned to the coach.

Variations: The coach can shout out players to change direction. Scoring can also be added by giving points for hitting the stump and losing points for misfields.


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similar drill can be used to coach backing up and thoughts on decision making. Increase number of stumps fielders run around. Coach calls bowler or keeper, or stump 1 or stump 2. Works well with 3 stumps in a line numbered 1,2 and 3 and fielder reacts to coach's call.

Great variation Ben and good to hear from you again.

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