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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Australia pace bowler Nathan Bracken has apologised to England's bowlers after his comments that a mint had helped create their reverse swing bowling tactics.
Simon jones has put his new found role as the king of reverse swing down to the dull Cardiff wickets he has become used to bowling on.
Also, Jones can reverse swing, which is a magical skill.
Khan was instrumental in creating havoc with his reverse swing bowling, which resulted in the wickets of skipper Michael Clarke and Mitchell Marsh, who was the top scorer of the day for Australia with 87 on day 3.
According to Sport24, Harris said that Warner's comments were correctly dealt with as they were wrong and admitted that South Africa was simply better at getting the ball to reverse swing than them.
Experts feel reverse swing exponents & part-time bowlers could prove crucial
"The wickets are going to be different and it will be interesting to see if they go with spinning wickets - which will bring our reverse swing into play," said the Zimbabwe-born coach.
The superb reverse swing of England's pace bowlers was a contributory factor to Australia's defeat.
Simon jones is relishing his role as the new king of reverse swing as England attempt to build on their impressive performances to claim a key advantage in the fourth Test at Trent Bridge.
According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Australia had one main training session to make amends before the three-Test series decider starts on Saturday and worked a lot with old balls that had been scratched to promote reverse swing.
Most of the fast bowlers got reverse swing, but his line and length was the key.
" We said that reverse swing was going to be key on these pitches.