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bat around

vb
1. (tr, adverb) slang US and Canadian to discuss (an idea, proposition, etc) informally
2. (intr) dialect slang Also: bat along US and Canadian to wander or move about
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With only 115 runs needed to win the match, all Nepal needed was one batsman to bat around and Airee took on that responsibility as he came to bat at number fourth spot and smashed an unbeaten 50 runs to help his side chase down the target with 27 overs to spare.
Gopal Jasapara threw his bat around in the closing stages to collect 15 crucial runs from 13 balls as Old Hawks posted 134 for 7 in 25 overs.
The way that they play, everyone just goes really hard and Joe Root is sort of the rock in the middle and guys just bat around him.
Prosecutor Clare Wilks said: "The defendant was shouting and swearing saying 'I'm going to have her' and was waving his baseball bat around his head but he remained the other side of a garden wall.
Prosecutor Clare Wilks said: "The defendant was shouting and swearing, saying, 'I'm going to have her', and was waving his baseball bat around his head but he remained the other side of a garden wall.
Guptill's role was to cash in during the Powerplay and ( the other opener) Wriddhiman Saha's was to just bat around with him," Sehwag said.