TopicCricket Fielding Positions | Fielding Positions In Cricket Ground
Cricket Fielding Positions: Do you know the difference between long off and silly mid-on? If not, then you’re in the right place! The fielding positions in cricket have a variety of different names, some of which sound quite strange! You’ll hear them mentioned all the time by the commentators when you’re watching a game, so it’s important that you get to know the difference between them all.
In this post I will take you through each fielding position and explain whereabouts on a cricket field they are, as well as giving you a few more details on the position such as what situations they are required in, how close they are to the bat, and the abilities that you’ll require if your captain chooses to put you in that position!
If you’re looking for a quick overview, the diagram below will give you a good idea of where each fielding position is on the field…