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Thu, 8th Aug 2013

The Science of Spin Bowling

Cricket Ball (c) Matthew Bowden

Today marks the first day of the fourth test in the Ashes and while England have already retained the urn, they’re hoping that their spin bowlers, including the likes of Monty Panesar can help secure a series win.

Dominic Ford wanted to find out the science behind spin bowling so he visited the Australian ‘spin doctor’, Professor Hugh Hunt to bounce some balls around in his office at Trinity College Cambridge.

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