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bats·man

 (băts′mən)
n. Sports
The player at bat in cricket and baseball.

batsman

(ˈbætsmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Cricket) cricket
a. a person who bats or whose turn it is to bat
b. a player who specializes in batting
2. (Professions) a person on the ground who uses bats to guide the pilot of an aircraft when taxiing
ˈbatsmanˌship n

bats•man

(ˈbæts mən)

n., pl. -men.
a batter, esp. in cricket.
[1750–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.batsman - (baseball) a ballplayer who is battingbatsman - (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
ballplayer, baseball player - an athlete who plays baseball
bunter - a batter who bunts
designated hitter - a ballplayer who is designated to bat in place of the pitcher
pinch hitter - (baseball) a substitute for the regular batter
switch-hitter - a baseball player who can bat either right or left handed
whiffer - a batter who strikes out by swinging at and missing the third strike
Translations
ضارب الكُره
pálkařpálkovač
slåer
kylfir
vurucu

batsman

[ˈbætsmən] N (batsmen (pl)) (Cricket) → bateador m

batsman

[ˈbætsmən] [batsmen] (pl) n (in cricket)batteur m

batsman

n pl <-men> (Sport) → Schlagmann m

batsman

[ˈbætsmən] n (-men (pl))
a. (Cricket) → battitore m
b. (Aer) → segnalatore m

bat1

(bӕt) noun
a shaped piece of wood etc for striking the ball in cricket, baseball, table-tennis etc.
verbpast tense, past participle batted
1. to use a bat. He bats with his left hand.
2. to strike (the ball) with a bat. He batted the ball.
ˈbatsman (ˈbӕts-) noun
a person who bats in cricket.
off one's own bat
completely by oneself (without help). He wrote the letter to the newspaper off his own bat.
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I personally research about all the weak and strong areas of every batsman by watching their videos.
KARACHI -- Quetta Gladiators top-order batsman Kevin Pieterson appreciated the 'international standard' bowling in the ongoing Pakistan Super League.
SHARJAH -- Quetta Gladiators top-order batsman Kevin Pieterson appreciated the 'international standard' bowling in the ongoing Pakistan Super League.
Similarly, if you are a batsman, you have to be good in the field as well.
South African bowler Vernon Philander (left) celebrates the dismissal of Indian batsman Virat Kohli (R) during the fourth day of the first Test cricket match in Cape Town.
MS Dhoni was the only batsman to standout with a fighting 67.
South Africa batsman Faf du Plessis (up two places to 8th), former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (up one place to 11th), New Zealand batsman Tom Latham (up 15 places to a career-best 23rd), Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed (up three places to 37th) and Sri Lanka's Lahiru Thirimanne (up six places to 47th) are among the batsmen to move up in the rankings.
by PTI Virat Kohli has moved back to the top within 10 days of losing it to South Africa batsman AB de Villiers.
KARACHI -- With remarkable performance in on-going Quaid e Azam trophy, Pakistan much-criticized wicket-keeper batsman Kamran Akmal has, once again, set his eyes on making a comeback to the national Cricket team, but purely as a batsman.
In fact, Amre goes on to clarify that just like any other Indian batsman, he also grew up playing on low and slow wickets and it took years of hardwork before Rahane could become the solid batsman that he is against pacers on foreign shores.
An imposter posing as a former Pakistani cricketer duped the BBC into paying him to appear as an expert on cricket shows and even took part in a discussion involving ex-Indian batsman Aakash Chopra.
As he approached the crease, the left-armer held the ball, as usual, in his left mitt while, with his right, he just made a few signals to the batsman about which way the ball might be about to swing.