topspin

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forward spin (usually of a moving ball) that is imparted by an upward stroke

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Any youngster who want to bowl out of the back of the hand should not miss a word explaining the mysteries of the leg-break, overspinner or topspinner, or the wrong'un.
Kumble had earlier dismissed Martyn, playing forward and edging to Aakash Chopra at forward short-leg, then Lehmann, who edged a loose drive to a topspinner to slip Rahul Dravid.
Not for Pakistan, the land of his birth, but for Australia, the country he has found increasingly receptive to his maturing repertoire of legbreaks, googlies and topspinners.
With the pitch affording just a little help, the off- breaks turned, the doosras turned away, and the topspinners hurried through.