The guys at school have been working so hard over the past couple of weeks building up their throwing workloads and developing their capacity to create run out opportunities from different angles and positions.
International players and coached these days are always going on about how they “performed as a unit” – fielded, batted, bowled.
Lurking in the depths of this moribund press talk is a grain of truth we can use at any level.
Fielding in the deep can feel like a lonely place.
Better fielding isn't about more drills.
In the slips you are always in the game.
Diving saves, run outs, brilliant catches: A top fielder changes cricket matches.
It was a great honour and privilege to spend the day talking about fielding and batting with many of the World Cup winning England Women’s team.
This simple drill boosts running and fielding confidence.
Slip catching is a hard skill to practice with realistic movement, but your ground's light roller might just be able to help.