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Junior Playing Formats

We answer the most common questions about the new Junior Formats

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Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. Why have we done this?
  2. How will this help skill development?
  3. What about kids that can already play on a full length wicket?
  4. What if kids don't value their wicket at stage 1?
  5. Is the bowling too fast for batters on a shortened wicket?
  6. How does this help the bowlers?
  7. What about facilities and grounds?
  8. Will we need more coaches?
  9. How do I Score a Game?
  10. How do these revised formats develop cricket skills?
  11. Is this 'real' cricket?
  12. Why is the pitch shorter?
  13. Will we need more grounds?
  14. What type of bat should I use?
  15. How do I know if kids are having success?
  16. How do the revised game formats create a competitive environment?
  17. How do the revised game formats help the better players?
  18. Who's playing these new Formats?
  19. How should I shop for a bat?

Q: Why have we done this?

Q: How will this help skill development?

Q: What about kids that can already play on a full length wicket?

Q: What if kids don't value their wicket at stage 1?

Q: Is the bowling too fast for batters on a shortened wicket?

Q: How does this help the bowlers?

What about facilities and grounds?

Q: Will we need more coaches?

Q: How to Score a Junior Format Match

Q: Who's playing these new Formats? Community Trial

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Q: How do these revised formats develop cricket skills?

Q: Is this 'real' cricket?

Q: Why is the pitch shorter?

Q: Will we need more grounds?

Q: What type of bat should I use?

Q: How should I shop for a bat?

Bat Size Guide U11.pdf (639 KB)

Q: How do I know if kids are having success?

Q: How do the revised game formats create a competitive environment?

Q: How do the revised game formats help the better players?