corridor of uncertainty


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corridor of uncertainty

n
1. (Cricket) cricket an area of a wicket just outside a batsman's off stump, so located that the batsman will have difficulty in deciding whether or not to play a ball bowled into it
2. (Soccer) soccer an area of the pitch between the defenders and the goalkeeper, in which it is not clear who should take the responsibility of dealing with a ball played into it
3. any situation in which the right course of action is not clear
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And although he managed to put the ball in the corridor of uncertainty, the ex-Pakistan seamer did not look threatening.
United continue to stumble down the corridor of uncertainty wondering whether a saviour can help haul them away from a relegation battle.
Sooner or later, bowlers will catch on and bowl consistently in the corridor of uncertainty outside off stump.
It's one of the areas you talk about - the corridor of uncertainty between the defence and the goalkeeper.
Jonas Olsson was close to connecting with Gardner's cross before Dawson whipped a fabulous centre into the corridor of uncertainty between defenders and the goalkeeper.
We can, however, take out those berthed higher than 16, while there is also a corridor of uncertainty among horses from stalls four to eight.
Bale delivered an inviting cross in what might be termed as the corridor of uncertainty between defenders and goalkeeper but Robson-Kanu was unable to latch on to it.
On 19 minutes and 27 seconds, as the Bluebirds raised their voices and scarves to call for a return to their traditional blue, Whittingham flung a free-kick down the corridor of uncertainty and Le Fondre directed the subtlest of headers past Heurelho Gomes in the Hornets goal.
Josh Hazelwood bowled in the corridor of uncertainty just outside the batsman's off stump.
Before we even get started, David would have been well within his right to ditch the interview, but he's on my side and even jokes "We're in the corridor of uncertainty Iestyn
Fletcher was caught from the Corridor of Uncertainty, Ball trying to cut a ball too close, to double Collingwood's four-day wicket tally for the last three years combined.
The ball pitched in the corridor of uncertainty and forced Kohli to come on the front foot.