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    Quote Originally Posted by Langeveldt View Post
    I have been playing cricket for more than half of my lifetime and have NO idea what a 4-piece and a 2-piece cricket ball are?
    Two pieces are stitched using only two pieces of leather, one for each half obviously.


    Four pieces use 4 pieces of leather, and have a small unpronounced seam that goes opposite to the traditional seam, like so:
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    thank you smith


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    No worries Hingehhh.


    sorry.. Langeveldt

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    Quote Originally Posted by dontcloseyoureyes View Post
    Four pieces use 4 pieces of leather, and have a small unpronounced seam that goes opposite to the traditional seam, like so:

    It is also the lifting of this quarter seam that has led to numerous ball tampering allegations
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    Ha, I have never, ever used a 2 piece (proper corkie) ball in my life, don't think they use them over here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Langeveldt View Post
    thank you smith


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    No worries Hingehhh.


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    Quote Originally Posted by PhoenixFire View Post
    Ha, I have never, ever used a 2 piece (proper corkie) ball in my life, don't think they use them over here.
    To my knowledge I've never used one either, but you knever noew, it might be the reason the length of overs I get swing for varies so much.

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