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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Bowling rules should be made a little accommodating to include the Doosra.
But I still believe something should happen when it comes to the doosra," Hafeez said on the sidelines of the Pakistan Super League.
Hafeez is currently facing a ban from the ICC due to an illegal bowling action and has asked the world body to change the rules to accommodate the Doosra.
Mushtaq, who famously invented the Doosra delivery, will link up with the Zalmi in Dubai on Sunday.
Shabnam Romani wrote a number of books including Jazeera, Doosra Himala, and Tohmat.
First, he explained on how he invented Doosra and his journey with it.
When a bowler bowls a doosra, his elbow must bend beyond limits, that's natural and I think a solution must be found.
ENGLAND have had many travails against mystery spin - but at Lord's this week it will be they, rather than Sri Lanka, who have a doosra in their armoury.
FOR the first time England will have a doosra in their Test match locker and Moeen Ali is not afraid to use it.
Ajmal made mugs of England's batsmen in the desert with his doosra - a delivery with all the hallmarks of a conventional off-break yet which turns away rather than into the righthander.
England's emerging all-rounder, one of three new faces in the frame for a first cap, has been working particularly hard on his deceptive doosra delivery.
SRI Lanka's batsmen appear unlikely to lose any sleep about the possibility of having to contend with Moeen Ali's doosra at Lord's.