The backhand drive is an attacking stroke played against long or medium length balls.
Start in the ready position.
Bring the bat backwards and down just in front of your waist.
Slightly closed bat angle.
Keep your wrist straight.
Bat face points in direction of play.
Arm moves forward to meet ball, and slightly up.
Movement comes mostly from elbow and forearm.
Bat angle remains closed throughout the shot.
Hit the ball at the peak of the bounce and out in front of your body.
Keep a small gap between your elbow and your body.
Follow through, forward and upward.
The bat should finish at about chin level and pointing where the ball has travelled.
Return to the ready position.