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long hop

n
(Cricket) cricket a short-pitched ball, which can easily be hit
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long hop

Short-pitched ball that is easy to hit.
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They left the home side 21 overs to bat before tea and struck twice in that time as Will Rhodes bottomedged a wide long hop from Darren Stevens to the keeper and Liam Banks edged Milnes to slip.
The pair added 62 runs in 18 overs, and when Babar lofted a long hop from a wicketless Ish Sodhi for six, it looked as if a Pakistan charge was on the cards.
You need a female plant to produce the long hop cones, but you will not get the spectacular foliage.
But on day two at the MCG, a ground where he had not been dismissed since 2014, others were doing the laughing as he somehow chopped a rank, wide long hop on to his stumps to fall to debutant Tom Curran.
Callum Broderick was caught at backward point reverse sweeping Santner and when Alex Hughes dragged a long hop from Brett D'Oliveira to deep square leg, the Falcons were 78 for 5.
his sixth four and when Richardson pulled a Patel long hop for six Durham needed 105 off 15.
Guptill hit his only six when he deposited a Borthwick long hop over the rope in the 13th over.
Coetzer dragged a Samiullah Shenwari long hop to deep square leg while Munsey was lbw to 17-year-old leg-spinner Rashid Khan.
Du Toit and James Carding had been dismissed earlier, du Toit caught at deep long-off with an inside-out shot, and Carding's knock of 42 ended when he hit a long hop to deep mid-wicket.
But just as they were looking to make signifi-cant inroads into their opponents' lead Younis (72) slapped a long hop from James Neesham straight to Mark Craig at cover.
The good balls from Sodhi were interspersed by several bad ones, though, and Hafeez pulled a long hop to bring up his halfcentury.
The left-hander pulling a woeful long hop delivery from JP Duminy straight to Amla at mid-wicket to depart for 76 and leave the hosts in big trouble on 149-4.