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Playing The Away Swinger

Playing The Away Swinger
1. The bat goes up to the high pickup and the shoulders remain side-ways on to the bowler.
2.The left foot goes out towards the line of the on-coming ball, the bat having started the down swings simultaneously. The left knee bends, taking the weight of the body, both arms bent. The right wrist fully cocked. The face of the bat has come round square on to the ground. Playing The Away Swinger
Playing The Away Swinger 3. The ball is about to pitch. The left leg has gone towards the line o the ball. The left shoulder is still pointing towards the line o the ball. The left hand leads the bat, angling it backward. 
4. The weight of the body comes over the left leg. The face of the bat is towards the off side. The eyes watch the ball as it pitches. The right hand behind the handle of the bat. Well up on the toes of the back foot.

 

Playing The Away Swinger
Playing The Away Swinger 5.The ball is about to be played. The left foot, having gone across the original line of the ball, the bat can be taken to the ball when it deviates from its line well up on the toes of the back foot. The body weight well forward. The eyes follow the ball as far as possible over the left hand
6.The ball is played away. The face of the bat goes through towards the off side in the upright position. The left hand is in front of the bat, maintaining the batís upright position as the right hand behind the handle pushes the ball away. The eyes watch the ball go off the bat. The trunk opens up. The right elbow stays close to the side. Playing The Away Swinger
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