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If you doubt that a ball with a bashed-in seam can contrast swing, then tape over one half of a tennis ball and bowl it with the junction line straight up. Using video analysis software at KTC, it is clear that the top players in the world have the bowling ball and the head in almost perfect alignment during the approach from setup through release. Matthew Hoggard's swing bowling masterclass Troy Cooley explains the art of reverse swing. Not Helpful 11 Helpful Bowlers from that era, including WG Grace, had realised that a perfectly new ball favoured the "peculiar flight," so there is not much doubt that it was conventional swing that these bowlers were referring to.