This is a simplified Cricket Competition that is designed as an introduction to Cricket skills in a competitive and fun format. No previous experience is necessary as it is quickly learnt and lots of fun!
Teams of 8 players per side per game & must be 4 boys 4 girls
Bat in pairs
6 balls per pair with 3 balls per batter
Fielders must be behind the red line
Once all 6 balls have been struck batters run between the wickets
Fielders must collect the balls, replace them on the tees and return behind the red line in order to stop the batters running
Balls that are hit through the scoring zone count as 4 extra runs per ball
Once all 8 batters (4 pairs) have been the teams swap over
Fielders are not allowed to move until all six balls have been hit
If a ball is struck directly at them they are allowed to stop it and hold on to it until the final ball is struck. If a fielder catches the ball, the batting team loses 5 runs.
6 people are attending Year 3/4 Rapid Fire Cricket