Training ideas for goalkeeper/wicketkeeper [closed]


Maddie Hinch and Matt Prior (pictured) took part in a unique training session[GETTY]

The match was made by Investec, the specialist bank and asset manager which sponsors Test cricket in England and women’s hockey in the UK.

The training session was run by England wicket-keeping coach Bruce French who had the players sharing ideas and techniques from their respective sports.

Hinch, who will feature in the Investec London Cup at hockey’s new Lee Valley stadium at the Olympic Park from July 9-13 before going on to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, said: “The physical demands of wicket-keeping are immense and it’s a great credit to Matt and Bruce that Matt continues to have such a successful career.

"Hockey and cricket are very different sports but there are a lot of similarities in the skills required to wicket-keep and goalkeep so it was great to have an insight into his regime.

"It’s a great boost for me as well as we head into the Investec London...

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