reverse swing

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reverse swing

n
(Cricket) cricket a type of swing in which a ball that has been scuffed on one side will move in the opposite direction to that of a new ball
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Anderson, who took six first-innings wickets for Lancashire in their County Championship match with Worcestershire at Old Trafford, would provide another swing bowling option and should the conditions be overcast,Simon Jones'place could come under pressure.
A BRILLIANT spell of seam and swing bowling by Steve Elworthy and two late wickets by left-arm spinner Paul Adams left New Zealand facing defeat in the third and decisive Test in Wellington.
Admitting that he got overly excited by the reputation of England being a paradise for swing bowling, Bird said that it was too late before he realised that he was trying too hard, although he is confident that Australia can see the advantages of a lesson learned.
Conditions are expected to be perfect for seam and swing bowling all throughout this daynighter and there are few better exponents than Vaas, 383 victims in 300 outings at 26.78, left on the international circuit.
Varun Chopra and Mark Pettini had posted an opening partnership of 117 runs before Khan returned to the attack to begin a magnificent spell of swing bowling which left the Essex innings in ruins.
If swing bowling is something of a forgotten art, the art of playing swing bowling has become a complete mystery.
After watching the tourists play out a draw against Middlesex at Shenley,Marsh said: ``Our form going into the first Test match was really good and we were disappointing at Lord's and didn't handle the swing bowling that well.
But the hosts lost Michael Vaughan before a run was scored having already signalled their defensive intentions by selecting Craig White for his extra batting rather than utilise the swing bowling of Dominic Cork.
Islamabad, Apr 6 ( ANI ): Former Pakistan Test captain Wasim Akram has said that it is necessary for Pakistani bowlers to master the art of swing bowling for winning in international games.
Superb swing bowling, of course, is still Cork's main attribute and although he has been restricted to two wickets so far in the competition he snared 12 victims at 21.66 in the C&G Trophy and eight at 12.62 in the Twenty20.
The mind boggles at a paltry 400 overs in that time but that is what is destroying one of the most promising swing bowling talents for many years.
One of the official pitch liaison officers, Walker suggested that high-class swing bowling had done most of the damage with Peter Martin and Somerset's leftarmer Matthew Bulbeck the chief destroyers.