bowling crease

bowling crease

n
(Cricket) cricket a line marked at the wicket, over which a bowler must not advance fully before delivering the ball

bowling crease

White line, 8 ft 8 in long, drawn through the stumps.
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To have that continue into my time at Lancashire, where I got plenty of time at the bowling crease, you get that rhythm, you get that feel of the ball coming out consistently," he said.
Umesh called despite not crossing bowling crease (RCB vs SRH group game)
Two Bonita 2D video cameras (@125 fps) placed behind the bowler at a height of 3 meters and to the side of the bowling crease 2 meters away from the pitch were used to record the bowling motion.
Explaining the technology behind the system further, Timblo tells us that the 'Activation sensor' included in the kit is placed on the bowling crease line before the play begins.
Indeed, many summers back, at Wormsley Cricket ground in Buckinghamshire, I spotted a tall man looking as if he was teaching my two teenage daughters how to bowl a cricket ball: just a couple of strides to an imaginary bowling crease, then a studied right foot placed square, a head turned sideways down the pitch looking over the high left shoulder - it was textbook stuff.
The opening batsman has been one of the most economical bowlers in the 50over format in recent years and his absence from the bowling crease is hurting the balance of the playing eleven.
"There are also guys who have had amazing starts to their careers, hundreds on debuts, five-fours, you're going into the unknown and the opposition don't know that much about you." Cook said Gary Ballance will bat at three, followed by Ian Bell, Joe Root and Moeen, who will be also expected to chip in at the bowling crease with his part-time off-spin.
Even the best in the world were in doubt when Warne hit the bowling crease. If I can bring in half of it in my game, I will feel blessed," Chahal told MAIL TODAY .
There is other evidence that could be admitted which explain the full dynamics of fast bowling, and the legitimate reasons why a bowler would innocently overstep the bowling crease"
The players overstepped the bowling crease at the home of cricket in North-West London as promised - in one case, by a huge distance.
Having successfully asked for a review of a leg before wicket decision when he was on 51, Smith might have survived again had umpire Hill spotted that Onions over-stepped the bowling crease - or Smith asked for another review.
Jones, who suffered a neck injury while batting in the championship match against Warwickshire on April 16, bowled later that day but the effects of the blow have kept him away from the bowling crease. He did, however, appear as a substitute fieldsman at Wantage Road on Saturday and took the catch to dismiss Lance Klusener as Northamptonshire batted out the day to save the match.