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Batting (cricket)

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In the sport of cricket, batting is the act or skill of hitting the cricket ball with a cricket bat to score runs or prevent the loss of one's wicket. [1]

57 relations: AB de Villiers, Allan Border, Batting average, Bob Woolmer, Bouncer (cricket), Boundary (cricket), Bowling (cricket), Brian Lara, Caught, Cover drive (cricket), Cricket, Cricket ball, Cricket bat, Cricket pitch, Cricket statistics, David Warner (cricketer), Dilscoop, Dismissal (cricket), Don Bradman, Dougie Marillier, End of an innings, Fielding (cricket), First-class cricket, Glenn Maxwell, Glossary of cricket terms, Hanif Mohammad, Indian Premier League, Innings, International Cricket Council, Kevin Pietersen, Leg before wicket, Limited overs cricket, Line and length, Mike Gatting, Misbah-ul-Haq, Mushtaq Mohammad, Nightwatchman (cricket), One Day International, Over (cricket), Paddle scoop, Peter Willey, Ravichandran Ashwin, Run (cricket), S. Sreesanth, Scott Styris, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Slip (cricket), Squatting position, Test cricket, Tillakaratne Dilshan, ..., Twenty20, Virender Sehwag, Wicket, Yusuf Pathan, 1987 Cricket World Cup Final, 2007 ICC World Twenty20 Final, 2009 ICC World Twenty20. Expand index (7 more) »

AB de Villiers

Abraham Benjamin de Villiers (born 17 February 1984), commonly known as AB de Villiers and Mister 360 Degree, also simply known as ABD, is a former South African cricketer who played for the South African national team He is regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.

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Allan Border

Allan Robert Border AO (born 27 July 1955) is a former Australian international cricketer.

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Batting average

Batting average is a statistic in cricket, baseball, and softball that measures the performance of batsmen in cricket and batters in baseball and softball.

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Bob Woolmer

Robert Andrew Woolmer (14 May 1948 – 18 March 2007) was an international cricketer, professional cricket coach and also a professional commentator.

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Bouncer (cricket)

In the sport of cricket, a bouncer (or bumper) is a type of delivery, usually bowled by a fast bowler.

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Boundary (cricket)

In cricket a boundary is the edge or boundary of the playing field, or a scoring shot where the ball is hit to or beyond that point.

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Bowling (cricket)

Bowling, in cricket, is the action of propelling the ball toward the wicket defended by a batsman.

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Brian Lara

The Honourable Brian Charles Lara, (born 2 May 1969) is a Trinidadian former international cricketer.

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Caught is a method of dismissing a batsman in the sport of cricket.

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Cover drive (cricket)

The cover drive in cricket is the act of stroking the ball through the covers with well-timed wristwork and conventional movement of the front foot toward the pitch of a delivery aimed at or outside the off stump.

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Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).

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Cricket ball

A cricket ball is a hard, solid ball used to play cricket.

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Cricket bat

A cricket bat is a specialised piece of equipment used by batsmen in the sport of cricket to hit the ball, typically consisting of a cane handle attached to a flat-fronted willow-wood blade.

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Cricket pitch

In the game of cricket, the cricket pitch consists of the central strip of the cricket field between the wickets.

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Cricket statistics

Cricket is a sport that generates a large number of statistics.

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David Warner (cricketer)

David Andrew Warner (born 27 October 1986) is an Australian international cricketer and a former captain of the Australian national team in Limited overs cricket.

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The Dilscoop is a cricket batting stroke, also known as a "ramp shot", developed by Sri Lankan right-handed batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan during the ICC World Twenty20 held during June 2009 in England.

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Dismissal (cricket)

In the sport of cricket, a dismissal occurs when the batsman is out (also known as the fielding side taking a wicket and/or the batting side losing a wicket).

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Don Bradman

Sir Donald George Bradman, AC (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001), often referred to as "The Don", was an Australian international cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time.

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Dougie Marillier

Douglas Anthony "Dougie" Marillier (born 24 June 1978) is a former Zimbabwean cricketer, who played Tests and ODIs.

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End of an innings

In cricket, a team's innings ends in one of the following ways.

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Fielding (cricket)

Fielding in the sport of cricket is the action of fielders in collecting the ball after it is struck by the batsman, to limit the number of runs that the batsman scores and/or to get the batsman out by catching the ball in flight or by running the batsman out.

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First-class cricket

First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.

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Glenn Maxwell

Glenn James Maxwell (born 14 October 1988) is an Australian international cricketer, who currently plays ODI and Twenty20 cricket for Australia.

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Glossary of cricket terms

This is a general glossary of the terminology used in the sport of cricket.

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Hanif Mohammad

Hanif Mohammad (حنیف محمد, 21 December 1934 – 11 August 2016) was a Pakistani cricketer.

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Indian Premier League

The Indian Premier League (IPL), officially Vivo Indian Premier League for sponsorship reasons, is a professional Twenty20 cricket league in India contested during April and May of every year by teams representing Indian cities and some states.

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An innings is one of the divisions of a cricket match during which one team takes its turn to bat.

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International Cricket Council

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the international governing body of cricket.

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Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen (born 27 June 1980) is a former English cricketer.

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Leg before wicket

Leg before wicket (lbw) is one of the ways in which a batsman can be dismissed in the sport of cricket.

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Limited overs cricket

Limited overs cricket, also known as one-day cricket and in a slightly different context as List A cricket, is a version of the sport of cricket in which a match is generally completed in one day, whereas Test and first-class matches can take up to five days to complete.

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Line and length

Line and length in cricket refers to the direction and point of bouncing on the pitch of a delivery.

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Mike Gatting

Michael William Gatting OBE (born 6 June 1957) is an English former cricketer, who played first-class cricket for Middlesex (1975–1998; captain 1983–1997) and for England from 1977 to 1995, captaining the national side in twenty-three Test matches between 1986 and 1988.

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Misbah-ul-Haq Khan Niazi (مصباح الحق خان نیازی) (born 28 May 1974), or Misbah-ul-Haq, is a former Pakistani cricketer who captained the Pakistani team in all three formats of the game.

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Mushtaq Mohammad

Mushtaq Mohammad (Urdu: مشتاق محمد‎; born 22 November 1943) is a former Pakistani cricketer who played in 57 Tests and 10 ODIs from 1959 to 1979.

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Nightwatchman (cricket)

In the sport of cricket, a nightwatchman is a lower-order batsman who comes in to bat higher up the order than usual near the end of the day's play.

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One Day International

A One Day International (ODI) is a form of limited overs cricket, played between two teams with international status, in which each team faces a fixed number of overs, usually 50.

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Over (cricket)

In the sport of cricket, an over consists of six consecutive balls bowled by a single bowler from one end of a cricket pitch to the batsman at the other end.

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Paddle scoop

A paddle scoop, Marillier shot or ramp shot is a modern cricketing shot.

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Peter Willey

Peter Willey (born 6 December 1949) is a former English cricketer, who played as a right-handed batsman and right-arm offbreak bowler.

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Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin (born 17 September 1986) is an Indian international cricketer.

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Run (cricket)

In cricket, a run is running the length of the pitch, and is a basic means of scoring, as the team with the most runs wins.

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S. Sreesanth

Shanthakumaran Sreesanth (born 6 February 1983) is a former Indian cricketer, who played all forms of the game.

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Scott Styris

Scott Bernard Styris (born 10 July 1975) is a former Australian-born New Zealand cricketer, who played all formats of the game.

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Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Shivnarine Chanderpaul (born 16 August 1974) is a Guyanese cricketer and former West Indian international cricketer and captain of the West Indies cricket team.

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Slip (cricket)

In the sport of cricket, a slip fielder (collectively, a slip cordon or the slips) is placed behind the batsman on the off side of the field.

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Squatting position

Squatting is a posture where the weight of the body is on the feet (as with standing) but the knees and hips are bent.

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Test cricket

Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.

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Tillakaratne Dilshan

Tillakaratne Mudiyanselage Dilshan (තිලකරත්න ඩිල්ෂාන්; born Tuwan Mohammad Dilshan on 14 October 1976) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer and a former captain of the Sri Lanka national cricket team.

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Twenty20 cricket, sometimes written Twenty-20, and often abbreviated to T20, is a short form of cricket.

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Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag (born 20 October 1978) is a former Indian cricketer.

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In the sport of cricket, the wicket is one of the two sets of three stumps and two bails at either end of the pitch.

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Yusuf Pathan

Yusuf Pathan (Urdu: یوسف خان پٹھان; Hindi: यूसुफ खान पठान) (born 17 November 1982) is an Indian cricketer.

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1987 Cricket World Cup Final

The final of the Reliance World Cup was played in Eden Gardens, Calcutta on Sunday 8 November 1987.

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2007 ICC World Twenty20 Final

The final of the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 cricket tournament, was played on 24 September 2007 between India and Pakistan at the Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.

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2009 ICC World Twenty20

The 2009 ICC World Twenty20 was an international Twenty20 cricket tournament which took place in England in June 2009.

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