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         The Sweep

This shot is invariably played against the spinner. This should be played only to balls pitching outside the line of the leg stump. The ball must be hit all along the ground. If you roll your wrists properly at the time of execution of the shot you can keep the ball well down. Remember that the front pad should be between the pitch of the ball and the stumps. If you place your feet wrongly you might find yourself bowled around your legs. The full toss and the long hop, of which much will be seen in junior cricket, can be hit very profitably to leg provided that you follow these tips.

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