WATCH: BRUTAL - Most dangerous ball in cricket history?

Nobody likes the ball crashing into the helmet.

Last Updated: May 06, 2016, 12:06 PM IST
 WATCH: BRUTAL - Most dangerous ball in cricket history?

New Delhi: One of the many joys associated with the game of cricket is watching a genuinely quick bowler steam in.

From the great West Indian pacer battery to the likes of Dale Steyn, fast men in full flow make for compelling cricket viewing.

One of the most potent weapons pacers possess is the bouncer.

It is also interesting to watch the response of the batsman to a brutal bouncer.

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Sometimes they duck in time, while at other times they get hit.

Nobody likes the ball crashing into the helmet, but with the game loaded in the batsman's favor, bowlers use the bouncer as a tactic to intimidate.

Here is one occasion when the batsman just could not get out of the way and ended up receivin a severe blow