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nightwatchman

night watchman [ˌnaɪtˈwɒtʃmən] n [nightwatchmen] (pl) [night watchmen] (pl) ngardien m de nuit
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The nightwatchman settled into his chair and his mind became a blank.
AN improbable career-best knock of 92 from nightwatchman Jack Leach underpinned England's fightback against Ireland at Lord's but the visitors remained in the hunt for one of Test cricket's biggest upsets.
The left-hander made 92 after resuming as an unfancied nightwatchman, making a mockery of a first-class record that contained just two prior half-centuries in 108 attempts and an average just under 11.
Nightwatchman Leach leads England recovery AN improbable career-best knock of 92 from nightwatchman Jack Leach underpinned England's fightback against Ireland at Lord's - but the visitors remained in the hunt for one of Test cricket's biggest upsets.
ENGLAND'S Test against Ireland hangs in the balance despite nightwatchman Jack Leach making 92 at Lord's.
Left-hander Leach - who fell eight short of becoming his country's first nightwatchman centurion - vaulted from number 11 to an emergency role at the head of the innings late on day one and went on to share a stand of 145 with debutant Jason Roy, who scored an attacking 72.
Summary: London [UK], July 25 (ANI): A day after playing the role of nightwatchman, England left-arm spinner Jack Leach on Thursday missed out on registering his maiden Test hundred against Ireland at the Lord's.
Williamson, who was dropped on 81 at slip on the second evening, was content to play the supporting act to the more aggressive Neil Wagner, who hit a career-best 47 off 35 balls as nightwatchman, and de Grandhomme.
Top scorer Themba Bavuma (38 not out) and nightwatchman Steyn (13 not out) will resume on day two with the hosts still trailing by 54 runs.
Nightwatchman Dale Steyn hit 23 off 23 balls and Kagiso Rabada made 19 off 25 balls as the tail provided support to Bavuma and De Kock.
The 32-year-old trapped nightwatchman Will Somerville leg before for four -- his second wicket of New Zealand's second innings -- to reach the milestone in his 33rd Test, beating Australian leg-spinner Clarrie Grimmett's record of 36 Tests set against South Africa in Johannesburg in 1936.
The 32-year-old trapped nightwatchman Will Somerville leg before for four - his second wicket of the New Zealand second innings - to reach the milestone in his 33rd Test, beating Australian leg-spinner Clarrie Grimmett's record of 36 Tests achieved against South Africa in Johannesburg in 1936.