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The hook shot
There are a few differences between the pull and hook shot.

Where the pull is played to a ball around waist height, the hook is played to a short delivery between chest and head height.

A word of warning, the hook is the riskiest - and potentially the most dangerous - shot to play in cricket.

It's played to a short pitched delivery around your chest and head and so is the most difficult shot to control.

It's very difficult to roll your wrists playing the hook, so it's likely to be in the air for a few seconds.



SEE ALSO
Playing the square cut
04 Aug 06 |  Skills
Playing the pull shot
04 Aug 06 |  Skills
The back foot leg glance
02 Aug 06 |  Skills

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