Cricket the Bowler's Art
The world of long-extinct Australian animals, pieced together by palaeontologists. Written for the general reader, including children in the upper levels of primary school and the lower levels of secondary school. Illustrated.
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The Ball In The Air
Underarm to Overarm
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action air flow air stream Australian back-spin Barnes baseball batsman Benaud bounce bowling break captain Chapter cricket ball curve delivered delivery described direction earlier effect fast bowlers faster Figure flight flipper four-piece ball friction googly grass Grimmett grip hand Ian Peebles inswinger km/h landing late swing layer Leather face left-hand leg stump leg-break leg-break bowler leg-spin length less Mailey medium pace minor seam modern movement normal off-break off-spin outswinger over-arm pitch play possible problem result reverse swing Richie Benaud right-hand Robins Force rotation roughness round-arm seam angle seam pointing second finger shiny side side-spin sideways swing force skills slower smooth speed spin bowling spin-swerve spinners spinning the ball spun stitching straight surface swerve swing bowler Test thumb top-spin turbulence turf twist umpires under-arm variation W. G. Grace wear wicket wicket-keeper wind tunnel worn wrist