Leg cutter

Published: Saturday, January 1, 2000, 18:23 [IST]
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Cutter is a term referred to a delivery that cuts off the seam after pitching. Leg cutter is the one that cuts away from the batsman after pitching (all references made with regard to a right hand batsman). Unlike an outswinger which swings in the air before moving out, a leg cutter does not swing in the air. It basically cuts away from the batsman after pitching.

There is a pronounced employment of the finger in the execution of a cutter. However, the methods used differ from bowler to bowler.

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