bottom hand

bottom hand

In cricket, the batsman's dominant hand, which maintains a grip at the lower part of the bat's handle and thus provides the most power in a swing. It's not often you see batsmen who can switch up their bottom hand like that.
See also: bottom, hand
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The Pro-Release reverse taper design is thinner at the top with a gradual thickening for the bottom hand.
from the top part of their lungs, what we "What you need to do is really make sure that the bottom hand is moving up and down too," says Peer.
He is one of the better timers of the ball and can also use the bottom hand to good effect to clear the rope when situation demands.
At the other end, Jonny Bairstow played an important innings but that technical issue of his -- where he plays across the line because of his strong bottom hand -- reared its head again when he was bowled by Peter Siddle on 21.
It's not like the bottom hand or the fingers where you would have to get lots of padding on the glove.
I really got my bottom hand into it and drove well out of the box.
Taiz managed to grab a consolation goal deep into stoppage time through Jihad Ahmad, who lashed his effort into the bottom hand corner, after a kind ricochet off of Ramos teed him up.
But what Rod Tucker, the third umpire, seemed to overlook was that Kallis' bottom hand had been withdrawn from the bat when the ball made contact with his glove.
He took his bottom hand off the handle almost at the moment of impact, but not obviously enough for there to be serious doubt about the validity of the decision.
Dav must identify the specifics of what is wrong with Umar - is his bottom hand too rounded or tight?
I thought it was my bottom hand on my grip that made the noise.
Normally its the batsmen with strong top hands and a high grip that are expected to send the ball soaring over the boundary but its seen now that even those with strong bottom hand grips who are hitting the big sixes.
in Montreal, Quebec recently introduced the Digital Shield(R), a streamlined, open-palmed glove for the bottom hand, created to protect against blistering and chafing while maximizing tactile sensitivity.
The bottom hand must be in the radial deviation position with the wrist fully extended and back near the rear shoulder.