How To Set A Cricket Field
Learning how to set a cricket field may not be the easiest thing to do, but with a little practice you will be able to do it soon in no time at all. In order to begin playing cricket you need to make sure that the field is set up correctly. Cricket is just like any sport in the respect that the layout must be correct for people to begin competing. Here are a dew steps that you can follow in order to begin setting up a cricket field.
To set a cricket field, you will need:
- cricket bat
- cricket stumps
- cricket ball
- cricket pitch
- Start by determining who on your team will play what position. Once you know who will play each position you can begin sending them to different parts of the field and setting up your cricket field.
- Place the "gully" next to the batsman. The gully's job is to prevent the batsman from scoring runs. The gully also has to catch the ball.
- The cover fielder is also known to stand next to the batsman. This will be around halfway down the cricket square.
- The player who plays the "mid-off" position will be facing the batsman. This player will be located on the other side of the cricket square from the batsman. In addition the short leg fielder is known for standing near the batsman looking for an opportunity to catch the ball.
- Once you have your cricket ball, bat, stumps, and pitch you can begin playing. Depending on their position not every player will need one of these items while playing the game.
Setting up a field in cricket is all about placing players in the right positions. Once you can do this you will also know how to set a cricket field.