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bats·man

 (băts′mən)
n. Sports
The player at bat in cricket and baseball.

batsman

(ˈbætsmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Cricket) cricket
a. a person who bats or whose turn it is to bat
b. a player who specializes in batting
2. (Professions) a person on the ground who uses bats to guide the pilot of an aircraft when taxiing
ˈbatsmanˌship n

bats•man

(ˈbæts mən)

n., pl. -men.
a batter, esp. in cricket.
[1750–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.batsman - (baseball) a ballplayer who is battingbatsman - (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
ballplayer, baseball player - an athlete who plays baseball
bunter - a batter who bunts
designated hitter - a ballplayer who is designated to bat in place of the pitcher
pinch hitter - (baseball) a substitute for the regular batter
switch-hitter - a baseball player who can bat either right or left handed
whiffer - a batter who strikes out by swinging at and missing the third strike
Translations
ضارب الكُره
pálkařpálkovač
slåer
kylfir
vurucu

batsman

[ˈbætsmən] N (batsmen (pl)) (Cricket) → bateador m

batsman

[ˈbætsmən] [batsmen] (pl) n (in cricket)batteur m

batsman

n pl <-men> (Sport) → Schlagmann m

batsman

[ˈbætsmən] n (-men (pl))
a. (Cricket) → battitore m
b. (Aer) → segnalatore m

bat1

(bӕt) noun
a shaped piece of wood etc for striking the ball in cricket, baseball, table-tennis etc.
verbpast tense, past participle batted
1. to use a bat. He bats with his left hand.
2. to strike (the ball) with a bat. He batted the ball.
ˈbatsman (ˈbӕts-) noun
a person who bats in cricket.
off one's own bat
completely by oneself (without help). He wrote the letter to the newspaper off his own bat.
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It helped that the two sides played similar cricket, with tenacious batsmanship, high-quality pace bowling and exceptional catching.
The Mumbai school of batsmanship has been more about grit and grinding it out and the word 'khadoos' (uptight) is synonymous with the city's cricket.
Azharuddin was one of that rare breed of players blessed with wristy batsmanship along with ML Jaisimha and VVS Laxman and he said that he see shades of himself and the other two in current Indian captain Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane.
At stumps, Anderson reflected on Roland-Jones' dream debut and Jennings' and Westley's success so far in following the first-innings example of batsmanship from Alastair Cook and centurion Ben Stokes.
And he made special mention for Tom Westley and Keaton Jennings' unbroken stand yesterday, in following the first-innings example of batsmanship from Alastair Cook and centurion Ben Stokes.
Williamson's ninth one-day century, and first in the trans-Tasman derby, was an innings of poise and precision that stood proud in a match characterised by frenetic batsmanship.
While Virat Kohli has the nation swooning to his batsmanship skills, Yusuf says that KKR looks at the team as a whole and not just individuals.
On a manic night on which bowlers were lambs to the slaughter, Root kept his cool with a stunning example of short-form batsmanship, hitting four sixes and six fours in a decisive 44-ball stay.
My devotion is to the art of batsmanship," he once told me.
JOE Root's world-class batsmanship drew high praise from both teams as he kept England bang in contention in the second Test against Pakistan.
ENGLAND faltered to a 59-run defeat in the first Royal London Series match against Australia as Matthew Wade's bustling batsmanship proved decisive at the Ageas Bowl.
STUTTERING England faltered to a 59-run defeat in the first Royal London Series match against Australia as Matthew Wade's bustling batsmanship proved decisive at the Ageas Bowl.