blockhole


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blockhole

(ˈblɒkˌhəʊl)
n
(Cricket) a mark or marks on a cricket pitch around the area where the batsman stands, caused by batsmen tapping their bats on the ground
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Both he and Murtagh were exceptional under great pressure - they were both consistently bowling blockhole deliveries.
With just nine needed from the last over, Gough delivered it expertly: six yorkers speared into the blockhole.
A lot of people have been trying to pitch the ball up to him and bowl it into the blockhole and with him being so strong, he puts them out of the park if they are slightly full or short.
Colly came over and just said to try to get everything in the blockhole and make it as hard as you can to hit, especially with Vettori moving around in the crease.
Bowling in the blockhole, Averis had Leatherdale taken at mid-on, Gareth Batty on the square leg boundary and Andrew Hall at cover, all trying to clobber balls they would have been better suited nudging for singles.