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       The Leg Glance

Can the leg glance be called a drive? Probably not. But the initial movement, forward or back, is the same as for the straight drive.the shot is either played square or behind the wicket. The forward leg glance is played in front of the pad with the bat angled to steer the ball. Never choose the ball on the middle stump or further to the off when you wish to play this shot. The difference between the drive and the glance is that though the latter is played with a virtual straight bat, at the vital moment the bat is angled with the face of the bat being shut.

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