Switch Hit

  • Pietersen warned twice for changing stance April 5, 2012

    Colombo: Umpires warned England batsman Kevin Pietersen twice for changing his stance to attempt a switch hit during day three of the second Test against Sri Lanka on Thursday. Pietersen was spoken to by Bruce Oxenford and Asad Rauf after the Sri Lankan bowler Tillakaratne Dilshan had to stop twice...
  • Waugh, Ponting divided over switchhit February 7, 2012

    Perth: The raging debate over the sensational switchhit by David Warner during the first twenty20 match against India in Sydney grew louder with two former Australian skippers divided in their opinion over legality of the shot. The 1999 World Cup winning captain Steve Waugh feels the shot should be allowed if...
  • Warner's switch hit ignites debate February 2, 2012

    Melbourne: Explosive Australian batsman David Warner's sensational 100m switch hit for a six in the first Twenty20 International against India in Sydney has reignited debate over the legality of the shot. Former Australia Test captain Mark Taylor, who is a member of the ICC cricket committee that advises on rules, argued...