Category: Batting queries

  • Straight Bat Shots – Batting – Video Tutorials

    It is the instance where the position of the bat will be in straight or vertical direction when the impact of the ball with the bat happens. Infact the full face of the bat will be shown during the impact of the ball. (If played straight) At the end of the day it is all […]

  • Horizontal shots – Edges – Cricket Batting

    Horizontal Bat Shots

    Why a bat positioned in horizontal direction naturally has the difficulty in dominating the bounce of the ball? The reason is simple,the area of certainty of a ball hitting on the bat will be vertically very less compared to the area of certainty of a ball hitting on the bat positioned in straight or vertical […]

  • Sweep Shots – Top Edges

    Sweep Shots - Top Edges

    Why often or sometimes batsmen get Top edges when they play sweep shots? Before we jump into the reason of why a batsman gets Top edges when they play a sweep shots, we need to understand for what exact reason or purpose the batsmen will try to sweep a ball especially in spin bowling. A […]

  • Back foot batting – Cricket – Video Tutorials

    Back foot batting

    It is the cricketing shot played by the batsman on the back foot by transfering body weight on it. In fact the batsman tries to transfer his body weight naturally on the back foot to play fuller or good or short length deliveries. The transfer of body weight either on the back foot or front […]

  • Batsman using Crease – Cricket

    Batsman using crease

    Most of the good batsman stand completely outside the batting crease and even some times more to control the swing of the ball especially the fuller length swinging deliveries like swinging yorkers, half volleys and over pitching deliveries either it may be inswingers or outswingers. Here the word fuller length is important because the ball […]

  • Cricket Bat Positions – While playing ball

    Cricket Bat Positions

    When there is a great amount of swing and bounce playing with a straight or vertical bat position is much safer option than compared to cross-bat and horizontal bat positions. When a batsman plays straight or plays with a straight bat it is the vertical position of the bat which allows the batsman to control […]

  • Front foot batting – Cricket

    Front foot batting - Cricket

    It is the cricketing shot played by the batsman using the front leg by transfering the body-weight on it. In fact the batsman tries to transfer his body-weight naturally on the front-foot to play fuller length or good length or some times shorter length deliveries. In general the good length and fuller length deliveries are […]

  • Horizontal Bat Shots – Cricket

    Horizontal Bat Shots

    The point of impact of the ball with the bat where the position of the bat would be in horizontal direction when a batsman plays a shot. Or It is the position of the cricket bat which will be in horizontal direction when the impact of the ball with the bat happens. It’s all about […]

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