non-striker


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non-striker

n
(Cricket) cricket the batsman who is not facing the bowling
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This being Pakistan, there had to be a touch of farce - Umar Akmal raced non-striker Sohaib Maqsood for the safety of the non-striker's crease after a mix-up over a single before Parry persuaded Shahid Afridi to chip to cover.
Overall, he's the worst high-profile non-striker we've seen since Nicholas Witchell crossed a BBC journalists' picket line.
For instance, if a non-striker wishes to enter the premises to carry out their normal duties they should be allowed to do so without hindrance.
The bowler is permitted, before releasing the ball and provided he has not completed his usual delivery swing, to deliberately attempt to run out the non-striker.
As Scorchers players, including non-striker and England outcast Michael Carberry, celebrated joyously, Lee fell to his knees beside the stumps, crestfallen.
MCC issued a statement on Wednesday saying that the unanimous view of the committee was that if the non-striker is out of his ground earlier than allowed in either the Laws of Cricket or the International Playing Conditions, then he can have no complaints should he be dismissed in this manner.
Cook insisted a "line had been crossed" after Sachithra Senanayake ran out England's Jos Buttler as the non-striker backed up during Sri Lanka's 3-2 series-clinching six-wicket win in the fifth and final One-day International at Edgbaston on Tuesday.
As non-striker, he embarked on a single but was sent back by Paul Coughlin and was easily run out by a throw from 12th man Aaron Thomason (on for Richard Jones who has a foot injury).
Running out the non-striker, as Sri Lanka did against England in the recent ODI series, has also been ruled unanimously by the panel as not illegal and not contravening the 'Spirit of Cricket'.
His England counterpart Alastair Cook insisted a "line had been crossed" after Sachithra Senanayake ran out England's Jos Buttler as the non-striker backed up at Edgbaston on Tuesday.
Robb Field turned out to be a poor choice, making comments like 'great shot' and 'fetch that one' before triggering his line manager LBW to one which, on the authority of the non-striker, would have missed by over a foot.
Then pressure told when Akhter, after playing the first ball of the final to deep mid-wicket, took only a single and found the non-striker Kamal Hussain charging for the second run.
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