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    Your strongest shots?

    For me it would be the cut. I love this shot but just wish I would stop using it to Off spinners. If it bounces a little more than I expect from the offies I usually end up being caught behind.

    Also strong on the straight drive.

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    lol, i love charging, my fav is charging m4edium pacers and smashing them over the mid on boundary
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    I hate doing that, If I charge I like to hit to the off side because whenever I hit to the on in the air I feel like I am 'slogging'.

    The off side feels good because you still need a really good body position.

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    nothing wrong with slogging


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    The pull shot especially if the ball is pitched just outside off stump. I generally play it in the air between mid wicket and square leg. I have only got out to it twice-one lbw (which I dispute as it hit me high) and one caught off a top edge.

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    Cut, Cut, Cut, Cut

    It's all because of the ground I used to play in. We used to play at school, and a pull shot would more often than not go out of school premises, and we'd lose the ball forever :O

    So, I worked on my cut, and straight drive reasonably hard, and think I'm pretty good at them :P

    More of a meaty player. Meaning, I go for my 4s and 6s, but rarely run...run only if I need to :P

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    nothing wrong with slogging
    There is when your an opening batter like me who usually doesn't get bast the 35 over mark

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    Originally posted by age_master
    nothing wrong with slogging
    It depends on the context.

    If every player slogged, it would soon degenerate into farce.
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    My best shot is my pull

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    you dont slog every ball (except at the end of of the innings) but if you can slog a boundary an over it can get you a long way

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    Best shot is the pull or drive. The cut has allways been a problem for me, I play it a lot instinctively but hardly ever hit it
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    interesting. my best shots have always been the pull (mainly and cut

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    I'm tall with a long reach but it's my footwork really, I never get into the right position.

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    I like all my shots cant really say I have a preffrance.

    I suppose I do like to hammer my offdrives REALLY hard like Gilchrist. The cover drive and pull are always a nice and enjoyable shots to play as well

    Like Age I love charging the medium pacers and smashing them prefferably over/ through cover or mid off but any direction is good.

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    Back foot drives are my strongest shot
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