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Fielding Drills: Pick up, back up and return

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Purpose: To practice a clean pickup and return on the run and backing up.

Description: The ball is rolled out to the middle of both groups of players. The fielder on the left picks up and returns the ball before running to the back of the other queue. He gets a point for this. If he misfields he loses a point and the back up fielder picks up and returns then runs to the back of the other queue. If the backup fielder misfields he loses 2 points. The front fielder can come from left or right. 1.



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