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Wednesday, Dec 01, 2021
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David's Mace

Sachin's short height compounds the problem of the heavy bat

David's Mace
David's Mace
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On the other end of the scale, former Indian skipper Mohammed Azharuddin uses a very light bat, and thus can play highly effective shots with a delectable flick of his wrists. Therefore, the dexterity of his strokeplay has a quality that even Sachin cannot match. Sachin Tendulkar is primarily a driver and puller of the ball, and thus cannot replicate Azhar's dexterity.

The graph above gives a comparison of the weight of bats used by those in international cricket who prefer the heavy willow.

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