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Unconventional Shots?
« on: April 09, 2019, 09:48:54 AM »

Wasting time at work, I have been watching a few creative shots on youtube. I would love to see any other suggestions you may have.
Reverse Sweep (pretty standard now really, but in my boyhood absolute rogue)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TesPaaZs2hg
Dilscoop (anyone been brave enough?)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dm-aWD-Euw&t=40s
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Re: Unconventional Shots?
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2019, 09:58:47 AM »

The forward defensive shot.
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Re: Unconventional Shots?
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2019, 10:18:51 AM »

All of my shots are unconventional.

In my head they are conventional, but there seems to be some disconnect once the bat starts moving...............
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Re: Unconventional Shots?
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2019, 11:16:49 AM »

The one that Ive been loving in the IPL is the Pant leg glance - mainly because he appears to stand on tiptoe and stick his backside up as far as possible; minimal swing of the arms but still flies to the boundary/fielders welcoming hands.
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Re: Unconventional Shots?
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2019, 12:01:25 PM »

The forward defensive shot.
Hahahahaha  :D
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Re: Unconventional Shots?
« Reply #5 on: April 09, 2019, 12:08:00 PM »

Cool replies, thanks
Here's my expanding list:
1) Reverse Sweep
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TesPaaZs2hg
2) Dilscoop
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dm-aWD-Euw&t=40s
3) Natmeg
https://youtu.be/alVWZUr0bjA?t=6

That "Natmeg" awesome. Pretty risky LBW wise though  :)

DorsetDan - do you have any clips of the other examples you list? can't find them by searching sorry.

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Re: Unconventional Shots?
« Reply #6 on: April 09, 2019, 01:09:18 PM »

KP flamingo
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Re: Unconventional Shots?
« Reply #7 on: April 10, 2019, 08:57:30 AM »

Trying to get my head round a flamingo - it's a leg glance but played to a ball outside off stump? You step out onto the off and still clip it like it's bowled onto your legs?
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Re: Unconventional Shots?
« Reply #8 on: April 11, 2019, 09:03:06 PM »

Trying to get my head round a flamingo - it's a leg glance but played to a ball outside off stump? You step out onto the off and still clip it like it's bowled onto your legs?
Pretty much, yep.
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