What is swing bowling?

Swing bowlers attempt to make the ball swerve through the air, describing an arc rather than a straight line. The aim is to make the batsman miss or edge the ball.

The ball swings better when the weather's humid or it's cloudy.

What is reverse swing?

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Friday, May 04, 2007

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Anonymous Jiminy said...

I read recently that a NASA chap of Indian descent did some calculations/experiments and came to the conclusion that all this stuff about overcast and humidity is all in the minds of the players. What matters is wind speed and direction and of course, what the players believe.

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