This equation gives the momentum of the ball after it is hit by the bat. On the right side, the first term is the initial momentum of the ball. Now, it clearly indicates that the final momentum of the ball is greater than the initial momentum by a factor, F_{av}Δt which is a positive number (sometimes very small, otherwise quite large). Therefore, if a man tosses the ball by hand with a certain force and then hit the ball with the same force in a cricket match, the ball hit with the bat would have greater momentum. Thus, we can hit a long sixer in a cricket match rather than if we toss a ball ourselves

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