batting order

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Noun1.batting order - (baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat; "the managers presented their cards to the umpire at home plate"
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!"
cleanup position, cleanup spot, cleanup - (baseball) the fourth position in the batting order (usually filled by the best batter on the team)
roster, roll - a list of names; "his name was struck off the rolls"
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Dubai -- Karachi Kings outclassed Lahore Qalandars in the eight fixture of Pakistan Super League, beating them by 27 runs as Qalandars' batting order collapsed once again, this time chasing the 160-run target set by Kings.
Commenting on Markram's appointment, England legend and current Durham chairman, Ian Botham, said that the South Africa batsman would offer confidence and maturity at the top of the batting order.
Pietersen has voiced his concerns over a batting order that could rely heavily on Root and former skipper Alastair Cook to deliver big runs in the Ashes series, especially in the absence of Ben Stokes.
CRICKET JONNY BAIRSTOW would be happy to move up the batting order for this winter's Ashes series if Ben Stokes is unavailable.
But there were useful contributions all down the batting order and now Worcestershire will be hoping Ashwin can work the kind of magic with the ball which has brought him 292 Test wickets.
However with Pakistan, in every game the batting order is changed and shuffled around.
He said that Pakistan should have planned their batting order keeping in view the target.
The captain said that after retiring from Test cricket, he wanted to come up in the batting order.
The visitors fell well short of their goal as Luke Brock (5-26) and Chris Inward (4-20) made light work of the Haverfordwest batting order, who were skittled for 102.
CLARA Vale skipper Riaz Mohammed is planning major surgery to his batting order after the slump which has left them in the Premier Division relegation zone.
Having an out added to a player's stats, without making an "official" at-bat, can only occur when that player is ruled out due to his team being penalized for batting out of turn, while it's his position in the batting order.
In reply, Pontyberem fell short on 95 as Tom Davies ripped apart the hosts' batting order, taking 6-27.