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Preseason Training and Match Program


Taught and Bowled will be running a preseason program during Term 3 leading into the 2024-25 cricket season. 

We will be fielding an Under 12 and an Under 14 team. These teams will go through a preseason training program in Term 3, leading into a Twenty20 tournament in the October school holidays.


Program Outline

The Preseason program runs on Wednesday afternoons and includes the following sessions:

  • 6 x 60 minute coaching sessions focusing on batting, bowling and wicket keeping skills
  • 5 x Twenty20 matches in the October school holidays as part of a carnival at West Beach 

All training sessions will be held at the Stepney Cricket Centre. The Twenty20 carnival will be held at the Adelaide University Playing Fields, West Beach.


Players can select two focus areas:

  • Batting and Fast/Medium Bowling
  • Batting and Spin Bowling
  • Batting and Wicket Keeping

All players are different and will have their own strengths however the areas we will be looking at include the following:

  • Batting; batswing, set up, balance, decision making, range of shots
  • Pace bowling; alignment, fluency through the crease, seam position, wicket taking weapons
  • Spin bowling; grip and wrist position, revolutions on the ball, variety
  • Wicket keeping; power position, lateral movement, soft hands, footwork, head position

Age Groups

There are two age groups available:

  • Under 12s: 9, 10 and 11 year old cricketers
  • Under 14s: 12 and 13 year old cricketers

Ages are as at September 1st 2024


Training session Dates and Times

  • Wednesday August 21
  • Wednesday August 28
  • Wednesday September 4
  • Wednesday September 11
  • Wednesday September 18
  • Wednesday September 25

Players will be allocated a 60 minute timeslot between 4:00-7:00pm


Match Dates

The Twenty20 carnival will run from Tuesday October 8 - Thursday October 10



$460 which covers all training sessions and entry fees for the Twenty20 tournament in the October holidays. It also includes a playing shirt and cap. 


Training sessions at Stepney Cricket Centre - 21 Magill Road, Stepney

Twenty20 tournament at Adelaide University Playing Fields - Burbridge Road, West Beach



To book a place, please fill out the form below. Places in each age group are limited so please book early. If you have any questions please contact Ben Johnswood via email or on 0438 860 048.

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