doosra

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doosra

(ˈduːzrə)
n
(Cricket) a delivery, bowled by an off-spinner, that turns the opposite way from an off-break
[C20: from Urdu, Hindi: second one, other one]
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| For more information and to donate, you can go to justgiving.com/crowdfunding/katie-walker | Katie is staging a fundraising Gala Murder Mystery Ball at the Titanic Hotel, on October 27.
Crowe refused to divulge much about the new mystery ball that he expects the West Indian to unleash very soon, but said the duo not only aims at getting Narine back to his old deadly self, but also adding fresh arsenal to his kitty.
Mushtaq, who invented the mystery ball, reportedly revealed that he never faced any difficulty in managing the away going delivery due to his technique.
Charlotte, NC, June 30, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Hospitality House Of Charlotte (http://www.hhocharlotte.org), a nonprofit organization providing lodging to families of patients receiving medical treatment, has announced it will partner with the Charlotte Knights (http://www.charlotteknights.com) for its third annual Mystery Ball Night at the Knights Stadium, located at 228 Deerfield Drive, Fort Mill, S.C., on Saturday, Aug.
ENGLAND are being urged to ignore the hype about Ravichandran Ashwin's new 'mystery ball', and simply play the off-spinner on his merits.
From David Clough in Ahmedabad ENGLAND are being urged to ignore the hype about Ravichandran Ashwin's new 'mystery ball' and simply play the off-spinner on his merits.
GRAEME SWANN has laughed off Saeed Ajmal's claim to have a new 'mystery ball' as nothing more than bluster and bravado.
The internet was buzzing yesterday with talk of the mystery ball boy who unwittingly cued up Matthew Rees for the dubious quick throw-in that led to Wales' winning try.
He added: "The mystery ball has done the trick for him.
"Old fashioned virtues of a finger-spinner are going to have to do for me because I don't have a mystery ball," he added.
Fletcher, credited for helping to combat the spinner in the previous series win, said: 'Murali's mystery ball created doubt and if you create doubt it gives you a hell of an opportunity for batters to make mistakes and that is what it did.