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Spin Bowling

Spin Bowling 1983

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Spin Bowling 1983

21 mins United Kingdom Director. Jack Dennis

Three leading spin bowlers of the early 1980s demonstrate their craft. Off-spinner John Emburey shows the grips he uses to deliver the off-break and the 'floater', while his Middlesex and England colleague, slow left-armer Phil Edmonds, gives us the leg break. Pakistan's maestro Abdul Qadir has further tricks in store - wrist spin, googlies and the 'flipper'.

This is part of a series of coaching films funded by major cricket sponsor Natwest Bank, all preserved in the BFI National Archive. As well as the demonstrations of technique, the films include relevant coverage of county and Natwest Trophy matches. Other films in the series, including Batting the Forward Strokes and Fielding and Wicket Keeping, are also available on BFI Player.

Directed by

Jack Dennis

Featuring

Abdul Qadir

Phil Edmonds

John Emburey

Tony Lewis

Genres

School programme and Educational film

Tags

Cricket

Collection

In the Nets Cricketing Legends

Released

1983

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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