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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The captain said that after retiring from Test cricket, he wanted to come up in the batting order.
ISLAMABAD -- Wicketkeeper and batsman Kamran Akmal has said that team of Lahore Lions is doing great in T20 Champions League and asked captain Mohammad Hafeez to keep continuity 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.
23 ( ANI ): Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Watson has said that he might have to move himself up the team's batting order as his side's struggles continue in the Indian Premier League.
In reply, Pontyberem fell short on 95 as Tom Davies ripped apart the hosts' batting order, taking 6-27.
Whether or not the 32-year-old accrues his runs quickly enough is a frequently-raised question, but Vaughan believes Trott's statistics vindicate what he does and that the real focus should be on what is being delivered by those around him in the batting order.
IAN Bell is quietly preparing himself for another drop down England's batting order this winter - but admits his long-term ambition remains to make the number three position his own.
As per batting order, Sachin Tendulkar will open the innings with Tillakaratne Dilshan (Sri Lanka) followed by Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardena of Sri Lanka, AB de Villiers (South Africa) Yuvraj Singh (India), Shane Watson (Australia), Shahid Afridi (Pakistan) Dale Steyn (South Africa) Zaheer Khan (India) and Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka).
NEW DELHI: Armed with a rejigged batting order, England will have a score to settle with the Netherlands in Tuesday s World Cup Group B match in Nagpur.
It has been suggested that the in-form Ian Bell, who has passed 50 in three of his four innings in the series, might be promoted in the batting order.
Summary: Matt Prior is confident England will regain the Ashes at The Oval next week despite the uncertainty over the batting order.