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UTAS Cricket | Competitive | Fair | Inclusive | Fun


 
Milo in2Cricket Program
for Kids aged 5-8


 
Overview
 

This is an introduction to cricket with a focus on participation and skill development. We will try to group players of like skill together to ensure that activities are appropriately challenging. It should also be a great first experience so we want the players to have fun.


 
Player Preparation


 
  1. All players must wear the hat and shirt provided. 
  2. Could parents also ensure that players have sunscreen applied. 
  3. Players should also bring a water bottle, and their bat and ball.
 
 
Session times


 
Where - University Oval, Corner of Grosvenor and Alexander Streets


 
When   -  Weekly sessions on:


                  Thursday, 4.00-5.00pm - outdoors at Uni Oval from 27th October to 15th December OR


  Sunday, 8.00-9.00am - outdoors at Uni Oval from 30th October to 18th December


 
What    - 7 x 45 minute sessions which includes 1/2 skills and 1/2 games


 
Cost    - $75 which also includes a Bat, Ball, Shirt, Hat and more


 
Session Format


 
Below is a guide for each session. However, experience has shown us that planning for players at this age does not always work so we will also use our judgment on the day depending upon the mood of the group.


 
Phase
Session Schedule
Description
Arrival
0 minutes

Arrive, get organised and play with friends/parents

Warm up
0-5 minutes
Includes some running, stretching and some relays
Skills
5-20 minutes
Batting, bowling and fielding drills
Break
20-25 minutes
Quick drink break especially on hot days
Games
25-45 minutes
Playzone games managed by UTAS and supported by parents
 
 
 
Parental Support


 
Parents are encouraged to get involved if they want. We will provide support through some basic training and we will always have a leader for the day who will oversee the program.


 
Please chat with our Club Coach if you want to get involved or need some extra information.