Basic tips on how to play backfoot drives


This video is a demonstration of how to play back foot drives while batting. 

Back foot is usually played to a short delivery pitched just outside the off stump bouncing between knee and waist high.
The shot can be played anywhere between mid off and covers..
Head, shoulder and back foot move back and towards the line of the ball 
The front shoulder dips slightly and The back foot stabilises parallel to the popping crease. 


This article & video is contributed by Coach Sumeet Khanna. 

Sumeet Khanna is an active cricketer, playing at top divisions in MCA.

He is a MCA Level O certified coach. Apart from coaching at few clubs in western mumbai, he contributes to cricketgraph regularly to help the cricket community at large.

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