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Batting gear | Basic techniques | Defensive strokes | Drives | Horizontal bat shots

Batting skills

Batting is a combination of a variety of aspects including talent, patience, timing and temperement.

Batting is the one area which requires a lot of gear which includes not just the bat, but a range of protective gear as well.

The basics of batting include the grip, the stance, taking of the guard from the Umpire and the back lift.

The batting actions range from the defensive strokes to the elegant drives to the horizontal bat shots, all of which are described in full detail along with some classic examples of the these batting shots by some of the best batsmen in the game today.


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