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       The Late Cut

This shot is played to a ball pitched outside the off stump. Playing late means exactly that. Instead of hitting the ball square as it passes the body, it is hit late. This is shot can be very useful in limited overs cricket but is not to be readily recommended at your grade of the game. Unless you are well in and wish to make use of gaps in the field, it is best not to attempt to play the late cut.

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