A Straight Bat, Young Lad

Yes, the bat is an extension of your forearm — Keep both straight and you will meet the ball four ‘n square.

So, says the occasional coach and ancient cricketer to a part-time cricketer at Kirinde in Sri Lanka.

PS:  the chair was not for me… It was the wickets.

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