This drill is part of the PitchVision Academy fielding drills series, for more in this series click here.
Purpose: To add a conditioning aspect to the practice and throwing and backing up.
Description: The coach/wicketkeeper (c) rolls a ball for the fielder at position A to run out, pick up and throw at the stumps. He then runs to position B. The fielder at position B backs up the throw and returns it to the coach. He then runs to the back of the queue at position A.
Meanwhile the fielder at position A then to position B to be ready to back up the next throw. Players rotate around the triangle as long as required.
Variations: The triangle can be reversed with players running and throwing in the opposite direction.
Comments: Please be aware of the work to rest ratios of this drill as it requires good work capacity.