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Types of Bowling

Arm Ball​
Arm Ball​

An arm ball is a type of delivery in cricket. It is a variation delivery bowled by an off spin bowler or slow left-arm orthodox bowler. It is the finger spin equivalent of a wrist spinner's slider or zooter.

Arm Ball
Arm Ball

An arm ball is a type of delivery in cricket. It is a variation delivery bowled by an off spin bowler or slow left-arm orthodox bowler. It is the finger spin equivalent of a wrist spinner's slider or zooter.

Bouncer​
Bouncer​

Fast leg theory, the deliberate and sustained bowling of bouncers aimed at the body, coupled with a cordon of legside catching fieldsmen to catch deflections, was a tactic used by England against Australia in 1932/33, dubbed the Bodyline series by the Australians.

Carrom Ball​
Carrom Ball​

Carrom ball To bowl a "carrom ball" in cricket, the ball is held between the thumb, forefinger and the middle finger, and instead of a regular release, the ball is squeezed out of the fingers. It could result into an off-break, a leg-break, a googly or even a zooter. Zooter It is a ball bowled by a leg spinner which has little or no spin on it.

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Doosra​
Doosra​

A doosra is a particular type of delivery by an off-spin bowler in the sport of cricket. The doosra spins in the opposite direction to an off break (the off-spinner's default delivery), and aims to confuse the batsman into playing a poor shot.

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Fast Bowling​
Fast Bowling​

Fast bowling is one of the three main approaches to bowling in the sport of cricket, the others being spin bowling and medium-pace or swing bowling. Practitioners of pace bowling are usually known as fast bowlers, quicks, or pacemen.

Fast Bowling
Fast Bowling

Fast bowling is one of the three main approaches to bowling in the sport of cricket, the others being spin bowling and medium-pace or swing bowling. Practitioners of pace bowling are usually known as fast bowlers, quicks, or pacemen.

Flipper​
Flipper​

The flipper is the name of a particular bowling delivery used in cricket, generally by a leg spin bowler. In essence it is a back spin ball. Squeezed out of the front of the hand with the thumb and first and second fingers, it keeps deceptively low after pitching and can accordingly be very difficult to play.

Googly​
Googly​

In cricket, a googly is a type of deceptive delivery bowled by a right-arm leg spin bowler. In Australia, it is occasionally referred to as a Bosie (or Bosey), an eponym in honour of its inventor Bernard Bosanquet. A leg spin bowler bowls in a leg spin way but it goes in the off side direction.

Left-arm ​Orthodox Spin​
Left-arm ​Orthodox Spin​

Left-arm orthodox spin also known as Slow Left Arm Orthodox spin bowling is a type of Left Arm Finger Off spin bowling in the sport of cricket. Left-arm orthodox spin is bowled by a left-arm bowler using the fingers to spin the ball from right to left of the cricket pitch (from the bowler's perspective).

Left-arm ​Unorthodox Spin​
Left-arm ​Unorthodox Spin​

Left-arm unorthodox spin, also known as slow left arm chinaman, is a type of left arm wrist off spin bowling in the sport of cricket. Left-arm unorthodox spin bowlers use wrist spin to spin the ball, and make it deviate, or "turn" from left to right after pitching.

Leg Break​
Leg Break​

How to Bowl a Leg Break Three Parts: Gripping the Ball Setting Your Approach Releasing the Ball Community Q&A A leg-break in cricket is a difficult technique which involves turning a right-handed pitch from the leg side of a right-handed batsman.

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Leg Cutter​
Leg Cutter​

A leg cutter is a type of delivery in the sport of cricket. It is bowled by fast bowlers. A bowler releases a normal fast delivery with the wrist locked in position and the first two fingers positioned on top of the cricket ball, giving it spin about a horizontal axis perpendicular to the length of the pitch.

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Off Break​
Off Break​

Off break is the type of delivery in the sport of cricket. It is the attacking delivery of an off spin bowler. Off breaks are known as off spinners. An off break is bowled by holding the cricket ball in the palm of the hand with the seam running across under all the fingers.

Off Break
Off Break

An off break is bowled by holding the cricket ball in the palm of the hand with the seam running across under all the fingers. As the ball is released, the fingers roll down the right side of the ball (for a right-handed bowler), giving the ball a clockwise spin as seen from behind.

Off Cutter​
Off Cutter​

An off cutter is a type of delivery in the game of cricket. It is bowled by fast bowlers. A bowler releases a normal fast delivery with the wrist locked in position and the first two fingers positioned on top of the cricket ball, giving it spin about a horizontal axis perpendicular to the length of the pitch.

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Off Cutter
Off Cutter

An off cutter is a type of delivery in the game of cricket. It is bowled by fast bowlers. A bowler releases a normal fast delivery with the wrist locked in position and the first two fingers positioned on top of the cricket ball, giving it spin about a horizontal axis perpendicular to the length of the pitch.

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Right-arm Leg ​Spin​
Right-arm Leg ​Spin​

A leg spin or leg break delivery. Leg spin is a type of spin bowling in the sport of cricket. A leg spinner bowls right-arm with a wrist spin action, causing the ball to spin from right to left in the cricket pitch, at the point of delivery.

Right-arm Off ​Spin​
Right-arm Off ​Spin​

Off spinners are right-handed spin bowlers who use their fingers to spin the ball from a right-handed batsman's off side to the leg side (that is, towards the right-handed batsman, or away from a left-handed batsman). This contrasts with leg spin, in which the ball spins from leg to off and which is bowled with a very different action.

Right-arm Off Spin
Right-arm Off Spin

Spin bowling is divided into four different categories, depending on the particular physical technique used. There is virtually no overlap between the two basic biomechanical techniques of wrist spin and finger spin. Off break – Right-handed with finger spin technique.

Swing ​Bowling​
Swing ​Bowling​

Swing bowling is a technique used for bowling in the sport of cricket. Practitioners are known as swing bowlers. Swing bowling is generally classed as a subtype of ...

Yorker​
Yorker​

A yorker is a difficult delivery to bowl as a mistimed delivery can either result in a full toss or half-volley which can easily be played by the batsman. Bowling yorkers is a tactic used most often by fast bowlers.

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