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Off break is the type of delivery in the sport of cricket. [1]

23 relations: Arm ball, Batting (cricket), Bowling (cricket), Cricket, Cricket ball, Cricket pitch, Delivery (cricket), Doosra, Jim Laker, Lance Gibbs, Left-arm orthodox spin, Leg before wicket, Leg break, Leg side, Line and length, Muttiah Muralitharan, Nathan Lyon, Off spin, Saqlain Mushtaq, Slip (cricket), Sport, Stump (cricket), Wicket-keeper.

Arm ball

An arm ball is a type of delivery in cricket.

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Batting (cricket)

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.

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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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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 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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Delivery (cricket)

A delivery or ball in cricket is a single action of bowling a cricket ball toward the batsman.

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A doosra is a particular type of delivery by an off-spin bowler in the sport of cricket.

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Jim Laker

James Charles Laker (9 February 1922 – 23 April 1986) was an English cricketer who played for Surrey County Cricket Club (Surrey) from 1946 to 1959 and represented England in 46 test matches.

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Lance Gibbs

Lancelot Richard Gibbs (born 29 September 1934) is a former West Indies cricketer, one of the most successful spin bowlers in Test cricket history.

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Left-arm orthodox spin

Left-arm orthodox spin also known as Slow Left Arm Orthodox spin bowling is a type of Left Arm Finger Off spin bowling in the sport of cricket.

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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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Leg break

A leg break is a type of delivery in the sport of cricket.

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Leg side

The leg side, or on side, is defined to be a particular half of the field used to play the sport of cricket.

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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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Muttiah Muralitharan

Deshabandu Muttiah Muralitharan (முத்தையா முரளீதரன், මුත්තයියා මුරලිදරන්; also spelt Muralidaran; born 1972) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer who was rated the greatest Test match bowler ever by Wisden Cricketers' Almanack in 2002.

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Nathan Lyon

Nathan Michael Lyon (born 20 November 1987) is an Australian international cricketer.

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Off spin

Off spin is a type of finger spin bowling in the sport of cricket.

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Saqlain Mushtaq

Saqlain Mushtaq (Urdu: ثقلین مشتاق) (born 29 December 1976) is a former Pakistani cricketer, who played Tests and ODIs for 9 years in international arena.

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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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Sport (British English) or sports (American English) includes all forms of competitive physical activity or games which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants, and in some cases, entertainment for spectators.

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Stump (cricket)

In cricket, the stumps are the three vertical posts that support the bails and form the wicket.

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The wicket-keeper in the sport of cricket is the player on the fielding side who stands behind the wicket or stumps being watchful of the batsman and be ready to take a catch, stump the batsman out and run out a batsman when occasion arises.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Off_break

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