Bare-handed catching 1

One of the important differences between cricket and baseball is that only the catcher is permitted to field with gloves. All other fielders must attempt to stop or catch the ball, which has approximately the same weight and hardness as a baseball, with their bare hands.

Here are some excellent examples from Australia.

I was actually at the game for the catch at the 30 second mark. Here’s another look at it.

One comment on “Bare-handed catching

  1. Simeon Mar 5, 2009 12:57 am

    You really should have included this:

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