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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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He is a class player three in one- a top batsman, captain and wicket-keeper," Zaheer Abbas said while complimenting AB de Villiers.
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According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the right-armer's hold over sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen has been widely discussed, having dismissed the batsman ten times in 17 Tests, when no other bowler has dismissed him more than six times.
Sinha, aided by a 84-run second-wicket partnership in 10 overs between opening batsman Dhammika Premadasa (83, 42b, 15x4) and No.
Wicket-keeper Sarfaraz Ahmed should have been given a chance to play ODIs while Umar Akmal should have played as a batsman," he said.