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Old October 12, 2012, 09:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Sohel

Swing is movement in the air. It has nothing to do with grass on the wicket. Swing depends on things like moisture in the air, crosswinds and other weather related factors.

One should hope that a master of copy/paste cricketing expertise with strong opinions on the local scene would know at least that much about the game.
I like to agree to this.

Originally Posted by uglyface

Pitch with longer grass described as green pitch. It favours bowler than batsman as ball may behave erratically on longer or wet grass. Grass naturally attract moisture which ultimately help swing bowling.Green pitch make ball deviate off the pitch and in the air .
So any fast bowlers always enjoy bowling on green pitches . These grass and moisture help fast bowlers in bounce and swing.So both moisture in the air and grass helps swing bowling.
Off the pitch movements aren't called swing.. Grass definitely helps to bounce, seaming and cutters...etc etc

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