googly


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googly

(ˈɡuːɡlɪ)
n, pl -lies
(Cricket) cricket an off break bowled with a leg break action
[C20: Australian, of unknown origin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.googly - a cricket ball bowled as if to break one way that actually breaks in the opposite way
bowling - (cricket) the act of delivering a cricket ball to the batsman
Translations

googly

n (Cricket) → gedrehter Ball
References in classic literature ?
He had not been an actor long, for loss of form had put him out of first-class cricket, and the impresario had given his place in the next piece to a googly bowler who had done well in the last Varsity match; but he had been one long enough to experience that sinking sensation which is known as stage-fright.
LAHORE -- By offering to name Raza Raabani as new Senate chairman is actually a googly delivered by Nawaz Sharif aimed at creating confusion in the party, said former prime minister and Pakistan People's Party senior leader Raja Pervez Ashraf on Saturday.
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Opening batsman Luke Wright was the second to perish, after he misread the leggie's googly and was bowled on 19.
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Profiting mainly with his very effective googly, Rashid had three lbw victims and also clean-bowled lefthander Stuart Thompson.
Profiting mainly with his very effective googly, he had three lbw victims and also clean-bowled left-hander Stuart Thompson.
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The 39-year-old is widely accredited for the innovation of 'Doosra' - an off-spinner's googly.
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