non-striker


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non-striker

n
(Cricket) cricket the batsman who is not facing the bowling
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Wood was at the non-striker's end as club-mate and man-of-thematch Ben Stokes scored the runs which took the final into its first super-over, in which perennial bridesmaids England finally ended their wait for the trophy.
As a result, five runs should have been awarded to England and Stokes should have been at the non-striker's end for the next ball.
A misfield in the deep nudged him over the line but his celebrations were delayed after he raced towards the non-striker's end and barrelled into umpire Joel Wilson, who tumbled to the turf.
The gentle giant from Jamaica refused to run out last man Saleem Jaffer who had left his crease at the non-striker end just as the fast bowler was about to deliver the final ball of the match with two runs still required by Pakistan.
Patel himself then produced the delivery of the day, straightening the ball past Dearden's outside edge to remove the left-hander's off-stump, and Warwickshire continued to make inroads, first when Lewis Hill lifted a short ball from Craig Miles high into the hands of third man, and then when Ateeq Javid was run out by Miles at the non-striker's end after being sent back by a late call from Ackermann.
With Taylor on 98 however, Hannon-Dalby deflected the non-striker's end, running out Callum Parkinson, and in the following over Mohammad Abbas could not get his bat on a full, straight delivery from George Panayi, leaving Taylor stranded.
Then the lad explained to me that when a batsman on the non-striker's end is out of the crease, the bowler can get him run-out before bowling a ball.
'That is why it was nice to get some runs in the win and get back to thinking about batting and not worrying about how I back up at the non-striker's end.'
And in the aftermath of Ravi Ashwin's devious decision to pull out of his bowling action last week and run out Buttler, backing up at the non-striker's end, the England man has insisted it will not happen a third time.
What was more disappointing is that suddenly over the next two games I found myself being really conscious of it and it is quite distracting," Buttler said.That is why it was nice to get some runs in the win and get back to thinking about batting and not worrying about how I back up at the non-striker's end.
But it is something else when, in a top-class IPL match this week, a player is run-out by an opponent when he is backing up at the non-striker's end.
There were calls for a change in the law after England batsman Buttler, playing for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL, was run out at the non-striker's end by Kings XI Punjab bowler Ravichandran Ashwin.
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