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This is no doubt the most taxing position to play in cricket,  dema...

The On Drive

A very tough shot because it is hard to open your foot to point  stra...

Square Cut

A shot I really like.   As long as you have enough width outside o...


Fielding in some ways, is the most spontaneous of cricketing skills,  but ...

The Flipper

The grip - The fingers are brought further forward on the ball  and ...

The Zooter

The grip - The ball is held much further back in the palm of the...

The Wrong 'Un

The grip - Same as the leg-spinner. The delivery - The front...

The Leg Spinner

The grip is two fingers up and two down, with the split between the...

Forward Defence

Soft hands are important here too,  especially against spinners wher...

Backfoot Defence

A basic bread and butter shot against pace bowlers.  The keys are ...

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