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CLIP 5727

Cricket - throwing in the field

Cricket - throwing in the field

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Key Info
  • Cricket - throwing in the field
  • Duration: 1:52
  • England's star fielder Paul Collingwood demonstrates how to throw in the field. He talks through the basics of throwing and explains why and when fielders will need to use an overarm throw. Paul goes through picking the ball up using two hands, setting his base, finding the target, gripping the ball and the throwing action. He also discusses methods for increasing power and accuracy and explains drills that may help players improve their throwing. This BBC Sport clip was first published on BBC Sport Academy online on 13 May 2008. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Physical Education


    Striking and Fielding Game Activities

  • Keywords: cricket, fielding skills, throw, posture, accuracy
Ideas for use in class
  • Striking and Fielding - Levels 2 and 3. Visual starter for a cricket lesson. Encourages improvement by understanding the basics of a technique.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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