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                                             Leg Spin


Strong, basic, side on coil. Back foot parallel to crease leaning away from
batter, looking behind front arm. Head upright and steady.

Delivery Stride

Usually slightly longer than for off spinner. Slightly angled towards leg side..
 Head upright and steady.


Stand tall. Braced front knee. Pivoting on balls of front foot; back knee
'driving through' Bowling arm at 11 o'clock

Follow Through

Powerful, energetic full swing of arms. Head up, eyes level.


The orthodox grip for the leg spinner is a two finger grip, The top joints of the index and second fingers lie across the seam, the third finger is bent and along the seam.

This may be practiced bowling underarm. Grip the ball as shown, draw bowling
hand past hips, keeping the palm facing your partner. As the arm swings forward,  straighten the fingers and flick the wrist so the palm finishes facing down.
Spin is imparted primarily through the third finger.

N.B. The points listed above refer to an orthodox action, but many other types
of action have been successfully tried.