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CLIP 6054

Cricket - playing the back foot drive

Cricket - playing the back foot drive
Key Info
  • Cricket - playing the back foot drive
  • Duration: 1:59
  • Watch England batsman Alastair Cook's tips for the back foot drive in cricket. Alastair talks through the basics of the back foot drive and explains why and when players can use this shot during a game. Alastair goes through picking the length of the ball, moving into position and setting his base, striking the ball and the finish position. 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, batting skills, accuracy, bowling, position, technique, balance
Ideas for use in class
  • Visual starter for a cricket lesson.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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