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Old 08-30-2019, 09:38 AM
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Originally Posted by zimaane View Post
What is the most common way for a batter to get out? The wicket is knocked over, she hits a ball that is caught, or is thrown out when running to the other wicket?
Caught out by far.

Given the high penalty for getting out, do batters tend to 'play it safe' and avoid running, even if they could most likely get a run?
Now this is where the game is at its peak. It... depends, on the situation, the conditions.

Can the bowler throw the equivalent of a breaking ball - alter the spin of the ball in order to make it curve in an unexpected way?
Whole books can and have been written on it.

Here is an explanation of the physics of the most common type.