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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With Roy again bullying at the top of the order, Bairstow's bottom hand could club away with freedom, laying a century opening-partnership platform.
When the seamer pitched one up on off, Livingstone's bottom hand flew off the bat, but he still generated enough power to launch it over the long-off boundary with the top hand.
Gabriel soon began working up a mean head of steam at the other end, pinging Stokes' bottom hand as the all-rounder tossed his bat to the ground.
Azhar, who reached his half-century off 100 deliveries when he stepped out and took his bottom hand for a cover drive off Trent Boult -- was unlucky to miss out on what could have been a first century for him this season when he was run out after his 186-ball vigil at the wicket.
Second, if your ball continues to fly away and slices, you will want to check the pressure in your bottom hand. Keeping the pressure tighter in your top hand and lighter in your bottom hand helps you release the club through the ball and square up the face.
However, some athletic goalkeepers can make that save with their bottom hand. For these keepers, using the bottom hand is quicker and provides a straight line to the ball.
Only much later would I get the hang of the casting, where your bottom hand comes into play far more than with a regular Spey line.
Dwu/msd sn 080-1534 hand tap, 3/4" x 10 bottom hand tap(nc) tpi bottoming nc(national coarse) - tpi (threads per inch), ), brand usa #50042, msc industrial supply co.
The Pro-Release reverse taper design is thinner at the top with a gradual thickening for the bottom hand. This creates a more natural feel in your hands - similar to the tapered handle of a baseball bat - which allows you to easily grip (not hold) the club with your fingertips - just like the Pros.
His recommended technique for uncapping a needle, for example, involves anchoring the top hand to the bottom hand, as in a golfer's grip.
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.
In dogs with a rounded chest like Labrador Retrievers, place the heel of the bottom hand over the widest part of the chest (at the level of the sternum) and perform the compressions.