Welcome to the Cricket Lesson Plans page.

Our Cricket Lesson Plans are incorporated with our schemes of work and assessment sheets that includes extensive plans, drills, differentiated tasks and teaching points in the following Cricket topics (over 30 lesson plans available) .

 

Year 7:

 

Ball familirisation
Throwing & Catching
Batting - Off  Drive
Batting - On Drive
Forward Defence
Backward Defence
Fielding - Intercepting
Fielding - Long Barrier
Bowling

Year 8:

 

Throwing & Catching in Cricket
Fielding in Cricket
Cricket One – Handed Retrieval 
Batting - The Pull Shot
Batting - The cut
Bowling - swing
Running between the wickets
Wicket -  Keeping & Games

Year 9:

 

Retrieving, fast moving ball, 
Bowling - Spin bowling in Cricket
Batting - Backward Drive in Cricket
Cricket Batting - Lofted drives
Wicket keeping in Cricket
Pairs Cricket

Year 10 & 11:

 

Pairs Cricket
Full Games of Cricket
Practices for areas  of development

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Some of the objectives that are delivered through the Cricket Lesson Plans (KS3 & KS4) includes:

  • To be able perform the basic Cricketing skills of Receiving, Intercepting, Throwing, Batting, and Bowling to incorporate these into small sided games. 
  • To understand and know how to perform these skills and where these are used on a Cricket field. 
  • To understand and know the simple laws used in the game of Cricket and how players score runs and umpire. 
  • Throughout the phases students are constantly asked how to outwit opponents; evaluate performances; analyse strengths and weaknesses; whilst developing, adapting and refining skills, strategies and tactics to produce high levels of performances and high quality techniques.
  • To perform, develop and incorporate the skills of Receiving, One handed intercepting, Long Barrier, Throwing, Batting using the Pull and Square Cut, Running between the wickets, Calling, Wicket - Keeping and Bowling in Cricket.  To use their knowledge and understanding to perform, refine and adapt these skills and other skills with precision, accuracy, fluency and clarity in any situation.  
  • To perform, develop and incorporate the skills of throwing, catching and retrieving on the move, Spin Bowling, Backward drive, Lofted drive, and Wicket – keeping.
  • To also have a developing knowledge and understanding of tactical and positional play within the game of Cricket, which will enable them to start to plan when playing competitive games. 
  • To also be able to recognise the importance of responding to changing situations within the game in attack and defence.  
  • To perform, develop and incorporate the skills of throwing, catching and retrieving on the move, Spin Bowling, Backward drive, Lofted drive, and Wicket – keeping.
  • To also have a developing knowledge and understanding of tactical and positional play within the game of Cricket, which will enable them to start to plan when playing competitive games. 
  • To also be able to recognise the importance of responding to changing situations within the game in attack and defence.  

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