Cricket

Cricket

Cricket is a Striking/Fielding Game. In this type of game, participants learn about and practise trying to score while on offence by striking an object and running to designated playing areas, and trying to prevent opponents from scoring while on defense by retrieving the object and returning it to stop the play.

The activities identified below are the most applicable PlaySport activities in relation to supporting the development of skills and strategies needed for this sport. Expand your search.

Batter’s Bonanza

Participants learn about and practise using an implement to strike an object at targets in the activity area.

Four Corners

Participants learn about and practise striking a ball to score runs against the fielding group.

Parallel

Batters learn about and practise striking a ball with an implement while working with another participant to score points. Fielders learn about and practise fielding a ball to prevent the batter from scoring points.

Race to the Base

Participants learn about and practise striking a ball to score runs, and fielding a ball to prevent the batter from scoring points.

Apple to Bucket

Participants learn about and practise striking an object with an implement into an open area. Participants learn about and practise fielding a ball to prevent points from being scored.

Flying Chicken Baseball

Participants learn about and practise sending an object into an open area while attempting to score runs. Participants learn about and practise fielding an object and preventing the opponent from scoring runs.

In-coming

Participants learn about and practise striking a ball with their hand to their group members and working as a group to field balls.

3-Ball Kick Baseball

Participants learn about and practise sending an object with their feet to score a run. Participants also learn about and practise fielding an object to prevent the opponent from scoring runs.

Kick It Cricket

Participants learn about and practise striking a ball with their foot to score runs and fielding a ball to prevent a kicker from scoring runs.

Multi-Ball Baseball

Participants learn about and practise sending balls while attempting to score runs and fielding balls to prevent an opponent from scoring runs.

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Territory

Participants learn about and practise how to invade another group’s territory through a group tag game.

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