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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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.
The better the new ball bowler, the more balls he will put in the corridor of uncertainty at pace.
10 batsman in Thursday's masterclass of letting your prey off the hook was bad enough, but a gallery of ex-England captains at Lord's witnessed Cook's latest fumble in the corridor of uncertainty.
Dubai: Five-times International Cricket Council (ICC) Umpire of the Year Simon Taufel will shift from the corridor of uncertainty to the corridors of power after the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka.
In sum, the UPA Government has entered the proverbial corridor of uncertainty less than 12 months after it secured power for a second term.
By the time you're finished you will be bowling yorkers, dancing down the crease or learning about the corridor of uncertainty.
Adnan Ahmed, whose name has been circulated with a view to a loan move, delivered a free-kick into the corridor of uncertainty and forced keeper Kyle Letheren to come and claim.