backlift

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backlift

(ˈbækˌlɪft)
n
the backward movement of a cricket bat in preparation for a swinga mechanical device designed to lift a person from a bedthe lifting of weights using one's backa new form of cosmetic surgery intended to reduce signs of ageing (rolls of skin and bulges of fat) on a woman's back
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Possortum (24), Bari (21) and N Patel (7) all looked to play aggressively, but found difficulty with timing the ball, as the wind put them off balance and affected their backlifts.
But it was the finish that put the icing on this cake - the shortest of backlifts to curl a deceptively powerful shot inside the top bin.
Aussie batsmen honed on hard pitches have higher backlifts and play with higher hands than Englishmen.