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The wicketkeeping lowdown
Around the Academy:

The keeper's a busy player - concentration is key
The wicket-keeper is the busiest player in the fielding team - just watch a keeper during a match and you'll see how involved they are.

But it's not all about glove work. Keepers are generally the chattiest members of the team, encouraging the bowlers and fielders all the time.

Here's our guide to life behind the stumps.


Keeping stance
Knees bent, crouch down, off we go. Click here for the full lowdown.


Catching the ball
Catching behind gets easier as you learn your bowlers' actions. But first, the basics.






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