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Old 08-23-2019, 09:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Novelty Bobble View Post
If anything the ball is doing less today...
Wanted to add one thing:

It's doing less through the air, for sure, but the amount of movement off the seam is fantastic for the bowlers. It's enough to make life really hard for the batsmen, but not so much that it's just going to keep missing the bat.

Ricky Ponting, commentating this morning, observed that this was harder for batsmen than the large amounts of swing they were getting yesterday, because movement off the pitch comes later, and is less predictable.