full toss


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full toss

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full pitch

n
(Cricket) cricket a bowled ball that reaches the batsman without bouncing
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full toss

Ball that does not bounce before reaching the batsman.
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He also bowled the last over before lunch, with the occasional spinner's warm-up delivery sailing yards wide before he started the over proper with a full toss.
Mohammad Hafeez also fell when well set, for 46, when he hit a Finch full toss straight to deep square leg.
Balbirnie and Kevin O'Brien took the side to 73 before O'Brien mistimed a juicy full toss from Samiullah Shinwari to Asghar at mid-on, and it looked like Afghanistan were cruising towards yet another win.
"It's very difficult to hit a low full toss for a six.
In the sixth, Sodhi had Mohammad Hafeez caught in the covers and then three balls later held on to a return catch low to his left as Haris Sohail drove a full toss back at him.
Haris Sohail followed three balls later, caught and bowled off a Sodhi full toss for four.
But de Lange had other ideas, smashing a series of huge maximums, and putting on 56 with Timm Van der Gugten for the ninth wicket and then 52 with last man Michael Hogan before, incredibly, hitting a full toss from Ben Raine high to long on where Callum Parkinson held the catch on the boundary.
Australia's Cameron Bancroft sweeps England's Chris Woakes fine for four, then smashes a full toss straight for another and off the last ball of the over, hit another drive and secures a big win for Australia.
Earlier today, Bilawal Bhutto and his father, PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari, criticized the PTI chairman and had said: 'Imran Khan is playing a full toss and they will deal with him when he comes towards no-balls'.
That was followed by two leg-side wides and a waist-high full toss, which was hit for four and signalled no-ball.
Hush, batting without a helmet, was struck on the head missing a full toss he tried to hook.
Dilshan pulled a full toss from Chris Jordan to Ali on the deep mid-wicket fence, but Chandimal (55 not out) and Thisara Perera (54 off 26 balls) boosted the total with a quickfire stand of 63 from 35 deliveries.