the leg spinner pitches outside the line of the leg stump and the sweep
shot is intended, the left foot must be placed wider up the wicket to
prevent the ball going round the legs to hit the stumps. He technique
will to the same as for the ordinary sweep shot.
shot is played o the ball pitched further up than the length
required for the
sweep shot. It would be difficult to hit this length ball with a
cross bat. The shot
should not be attempted against the ball turning or swinging
towards the off side.
The left foot goes up the wicket just inside the line of the ball. The
hands go out and away form the body, with the wrists still cocked. The
eyes follow the ball ass far as possible. Up on the toes of the back
foot. The trunk begins to turn from the hips
The hand brings the bat down. The right hand is turning the face of the
bat towards the on side. The left arm is almost straight. The right
shoulder is dipped so that the right hand can get at the ball. The
balance of the body is over the front leg. Well up on the toes of the
back foot. The head is steady. The eyes follow the ball on to the bat.
shot is made. Well up on the toes of the back foot, pushing the weight
forward. The right knee turns into the front leg. He chin is down. The
head turns with the trunk pivot, watching the ball go off the bat. The
right hand goes past the left, to take the bat through the pitch of the
ball, which has gone in the direction of backward.
The completed shot. The right foot turns. The trunk pivots round in the
follow through of the right hand. The body weight still forward, head
turning to watch the ball go on its way.