Quick cricket tip: Team fielding drill

This is a great drill for working every fielding skill for the whole team. It covers underarm throwing, overarm throwing, catching, backing up and shying at the stumps.

You can use it as a skills drill or, with several balls, a skills conditioning drill:

cricket team fielding skills drills
  1. The coach (wk) starts the game by rolling the ball to position 1
  2. The fielder at position 1 completes a 1 handed pickup and underarm throw through the cones to the fielder at position 2. Then runs to position 2.
  3. Position 2 picks up the ball 2 handed and throws the ball to the stump at position 3. Then runs to position 3.
  4. The fielder at position 3 catches the ball and has a shy at the stumps. Then runs to position 4.
  5. The fielder at position 4 backs up the shy and returns the ball to the coach. Then runs to position 1.
  6. Repeat as many times as possible.

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