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Cricket equipment: Wicketkeeper gloves

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The wicketkeeper has the advantage of wearing gloves, but because of all the catching they do they most definitely need them.

You hardly see a delivery when the wicketkeeper isn't taking the ball directly from the bowler or receiving a throw from a fielder.

Most keepers like to wear a pair of cotton inners underneath the main gloves.

The main gloves should fit snugly but still move freely when a keeper may need to throw the ball themselves.

Gloves will have extra protection around the ends of each finger and the web between thumb and forefinger will be a major help in catching the ball.

However, the cricket's authorities have been cracking down on the size of these webs as some have become like baseball gloves.





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