Opinion: Top 10 masters of the cut shot

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From the back foot or the front, the square cut leads to the crack of the willow and the ball reaching the ropes quicker than a Mitchell Johnson bouncer to the head.

While the cover drive is revered by many as the most attractive cricket shot, reducing grown men to quivering blobs when Hashim Amla lifts the elbow, the cut shot is a more viscerally powerful stroke.

From the back foot or the front, the square cut leads to a satisfying crack of the willow and the ball reaching the ropes quicker than a Mitchell Johnson bouncer to the head.

Our buddies at <i>Bleacher Report</i> have put together a picture and video gallery of their top 10 cut shot connoisseurs. Check it out <a href='http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1863932-top-10-masters-of-the-cut-shot-in-cricket-today' target='_blank' class='instorylink'><b>here</b></a>.

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