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Innovative Cricket Shots Played in Cricket since its Advent

September 1, 2020

Written By,

Payel Gosh

Cricket has developed a ton in the previous 10 years. And this game tends to see from how the span of the game has changed alongside rules. The change has prompted numerous inventive systems. Yet, it has likewise constrained the batsmen to think contrastingly and execute imaginative shots.

The Leg Glance

Pakistan's Former skipper Inzamam ul-Haq is renowned for playing this shot.

The Leg Glance, now and then additionally called the 'hip look', is purported as it looks as though the ball is daintily looking off the player's leg or hip. It includes the player putting his body behind the ball and use of the bat to redirect the ball towards the opposite side of the field. As the ball bobs towards the batsman, he inclines toward the shot and turns the bat-face about so it edges the way of the ball over his body.

Late Cut

Late Cut is an exemplary shot which was first played by Mahela Jayawardene.

Cricketers play this shot to a ball pitched external the off stump. Players call it a late cut as they play it late. Rather than hitting the ball straight as it passes the body, it hits late. This shot can be helpful in restricted-overs cricket.

Hook shot

Ricky Ponting is well known for his Hook Shot.

The snare is one of the most astounding and one of the most hazardous shots in cricket. It is a reaction to a short, high ball that includes the batsman striking the ball near its peak, on a level somewhere close to his head and his chest.

Periscope Shot

Bangladeshi opener Soumya Sarkar has discovered this shot and plays it.

While executing this shot, Sarkar moved his body behind the wrinkle, twisted himself in the converse posture, adjusted his bat along the way of the ball, and guided it towards his ideal heading.

Inside out

Suresh Raina's back to front shot is a treat to watch.

If a bowler bowls a conveyance near leg stump and the batsman shifts towards the leg side to play it and hit the ball to the offside then the stroke is called a "Back to front shot."

Reverse scoop

AB de Villiers has developed the converse scoop shot. He is the storage facility of developments of cricketing shots.

The South African was setting himself to play the opposite range. Yet Boult pulled the length back. De Villiers balanced splendidly and proceeded with the shot, which left fans and reporters astounded.

The Marillier Shot

The creator of this shot is Zimbabwean batsman Dougie Marillier.

In this, the payers use the bat as an incline to flick a ball in reverse over the batsman's shoulder for a limit. It is an uncommon, unsafe, and unconventional shot. Yet when effectively utilized can be baffling for the bowlers.

Upper Cut

Sachin Tendulkar himself has innovated Upper Cut.

It is normally hit towards third man district on conveyances with additional skip typically pitched external the off stump.

Paddle Sweep

Sachin Tendulkar regularly plays paddle clear against spinners.

Breadth is a cross-batted shot played to a low skipping and turning ball though an oar clear shot is a range shot in which the ball redirects towards fine leg with a fixed or close fixed bat broadened on a level plane towards the bowler.

Reverse Sweep

Previous Pakistani batsman Haneef Mohammad innovated this shot.

A converse range is a cross-batted clear shot played the other way to the standard compass depending whether the batsman is correct or left gave, along these lines, as opposed to clearing the ball to the leg side, it has cleared to the offside, towards in reverse point or third man. To make it simple to execute, the batsmen may here and there trade their hands on the bat handle.

Switch Hit

Kevin Peterson is the inventor of this shot.

To play this shot viably batsman needs to transform from a right-hander to one side hander not long before the ball is conveyed by the bowler. The position has transformed from a right-gave to one side gave batsman or the other way around during the bowler's run-up, and the ball hits over the spread area.

Dil Scoop

Sri Lankan batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan has invented this one.

The stroke is played by going on one knee to a decent length or somewhat shy of length conveyance off a quick or medium-paced bowler and 'scooping' the ball over the top of the wicket manager. The ball is bound to travel straight towards the limit behind the wicket manager.

The Helicopter Shot

Muhammad Azharuddin has concocted The Helicopter Shot. However, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is well known for playing this shot. This shot made even yorker playable.

The helicopter shot in cricket is the demonstration of flicking the bat toward the leg side when confronting a yorker or a more full-length conveyance and completing the stroke with a twist by bending the bat in an overhead circle. This shot, which requires great planning and wrist work, is viewed as a fresher development in cricket and is viewed as an unusual type of batsmanship.

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Written By,

Payel Gosh