shot selection



  • noun a batsman’s skill in choosing how to play each ball
    Citation ‘Bradman was not given to overstatement. He had watched closely, and had thought that Tendulkar’s technique and shot selection matched his own’ (Purandare 2005)


  • noun the process by which someone decides which type of shot to play next, e.g. in tennis by taking into account their own position on the court and that of their opponent