Swing is such a powerful weapon, yet there is a clear trend in the game away from keeping the ball shiny.
We know so much more about the science of swing than we did 10 years ago, but traditions from the old days remain, keeping the ball straight as an arrow when it could be hooping round corners. This simple guide will help you and your team get more of the latter:
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Do with it what you will. Print it and put it in the clubhouse. Hand it out to players. email it to your colts section. The choice is yours, as long as the cricket ball is better cared-for.
Let's take back something from the batsman's game.