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Re: CAPTAIN CF'S SEASON BLOG

Postby andy » Sat Apr 21, 2012 7:54 pm

sometimes it comes off, sometimes it dosent...

hopefully it comes off in a league game lol!
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Re: CAPTAIN CF'S SEASON BLOG

Postby Adi » Sun Apr 22, 2012 11:47 am

Well played , CF :clap
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Re: CAPTAIN CF'S SEASON BLOG

Postby andy » Sun Apr 22, 2012 3:40 pm

thanks very much adi :)
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Re: CAPTAIN CF'S SEASON BLOG

Postby andy » Mon Apr 23, 2012 5:15 pm

Training wednesday..

we shall be doing, fielding drills, a lot of fielding drills, no excuse for poor fielding!

some work in the nets, and some work against the bowling machine.
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Re: CAPTAIN CF'S SEASON BLOG

Postby Adi » Mon Apr 23, 2012 5:37 pm

cricketfan90 wrote:Training wednesday..

we shall be doing, fielding drills, a lot of fielding drills, no excuse for poor fielding!

some work in the nets, and some work against the bowling machine.



Fielding drills are fun. Diving practice, Slip catching, turn by turn high catching, ground fielding (attacking the ball) and throwing to the keeper. Wow, refreshing memories. :joydance
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Re: CAPTAIN CF'S SEASON BLOG

Postby andy » Mon Apr 23, 2012 6:48 pm

its refreshing to see someone else, also enjoys fielding :)

i love my fielding, but many people dont, which i think is sad.......obviously i have the captaincy to think about when fielding, but i put 110% into my fielding, and i enjoy it :)

there's no excuse for poor fielding in my book, you can even practise on your own, you can always get better.
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Re: CAPTAIN CF'S SEASON BLOG

Postby Alviro Patterson » Tue Apr 24, 2012 3:15 am

Don't mind fielding, quite like diving about cutting off runs or better still taking catches in mid-air like this one :thumb

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IMO fielding is a very under-rated discipline in cricket, tight fielding can create just as much pressure as a good delivery and can easily influence the outcome of a game.

Which fielding drills can be practiced individually? I must say my throwing is rather weak in terms of power and would love to improve on that.
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Re: CAPTAIN CF'S SEASON BLOG

Postby Adi » Tue Apr 24, 2012 8:15 am

cricketfan90 wrote:its refreshing to see someone else, also enjoys fielding :)

i love my fielding, but many people dont, which i think is sad.......obviously i have the captaincy to think about when fielding, but i put 110% into my fielding, and i enjoy it :)

there's no excuse for poor fielding in my book, you can even practise on your own, you can always get better
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Agree. A batsman can go through a bad patch, a bowler can go through a bad patch, however, IMO a fielder should never go in a bad patch. That is because a bowler will bowl super spells to get you out for zero or a batsman will play a determined knock to score a ton and spoil your bowling rythm etc, but fielding is not dependant on batting or bowling quality. It is the fielder himself who can affect his fielding. The only pressure on fielder is from those batsmen who run very very quick and convert ones into twos.

Alviro Patterson wrote:Don't mind fielding, quite like diving about cutting off runs or better still taking catches in mid-air like this one :thumb


IMO fielding is a very under-rated discipline in cricket, tight fielding can create just as much pressure as a good delivery and can easily influence the outcome of a game.

Which fielding drills can be practiced individually? I must say my throwing is rather weak in terms of power and would love to improve on that.


Diving is something i practiced even at home on floor. For quick reflexes i used to throw the badminton shuttlecock on the walls and it used to deviate uncertainly, which improved reflexes and felxibility.

As far as throwing power is concerned try throwing near the shoulder level and sideways. That is what international fielders are doing nowadays. It gives more power for the throw.
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Re: CAPTAIN CF'S SEASON BLOG

Postby Gingerfinch » Tue Apr 24, 2012 8:58 am

Alviro Patterson wrote:Don't mind fielding, quite like diving about cutting off runs or better still taking catches in mid-air like this one :thumb

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IMO fielding is a very under-rated discipline in cricket, tight fielding can create just as much pressure as a good delivery and can easily influence the outcome of a game.

Which fielding drills can be practiced individually? I must say my throwing is rather weak in terms of power and would love to improve on that.


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Re: CAPTAIN CF'S SEASON BLOG

Postby andy » Tue Apr 24, 2012 1:57 pm

well we were gonna have training tonight as well, but weather is crap today, may have to postpone :(
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Re: CAPTAIN CF'S SEASON BLOG

Postby andy » Tue Apr 24, 2012 6:28 pm

sadly we have postponed..

the sun has just come out, but the outfield is very boggy, and cant do fielding drills on it, and the nets are soaked, so we will train friday, ahead of our first league game on saturday.
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Re: CAPTAIN CF'S SEASON BLOG

Postby andy » Wed Apr 25, 2012 8:55 am

well going by the weather this week, may not need a spinner at all, pitch should be as green as anything! constant rain, spinner wouldnt be that effective this week, one would think.
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Re: CAPTAIN CF'S SEASON BLOG

Postby Gingerfinch » Wed Apr 25, 2012 9:22 am

cricketfan90 wrote:well going by the weather this week, may not need a spinner at all, pitch should be as green as anything! constant rain, spinner wouldnt be that effective this week, one would think.


A Terry Alderman type may be good in these conditions!
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Re: CAPTAIN CF'S SEASON BLOG

Postby andy » Wed Apr 25, 2012 10:04 am

I do hope we get a couple of dry days before saturday, last thing i wanna do is end up calling a game off due to waterloggged outfield etc...

pitch still needs to be cut and rolled, but everytime we go to do it, it rains, and messes up again :/
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Re: CAPTAIN CF'S SEASON BLOG

Postby andy » Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:18 am

if it stays dry then tomorrow's game has a chance of going ahead however if it rains then strong possiblity of game being called off.
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