overpitch


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overpitch

(ˌəʊvəˈpɪtʃ)
vb
(Cricket) cricket to bowl (a ball) so that it pitches too close to the stumps

overpitch


Past participle: overpitched
Gerund: overpitching

Imperative
overpitch
overpitch
Present
I overpitch
you overpitch
he/she/it overpitches
we overpitch
you overpitch
they overpitch
Preterite
I overpitched
you overpitched
he/she/it overpitched
we overpitched
you overpitched
they overpitched
Present Continuous
I am overpitching
you are overpitching
he/she/it is overpitching
we are overpitching
you are overpitching
they are overpitching
Present Perfect
I have overpitched
you have overpitched
he/she/it has overpitched
we have overpitched
you have overpitched
they have overpitched
Past Continuous
I was overpitching
you were overpitching
he/she/it was overpitching
we were overpitching
you were overpitching
they were overpitching
Past Perfect
I had overpitched
you had overpitched
he/she/it had overpitched
we had overpitched
you had overpitched
they had overpitched
Future
I will overpitch
you will overpitch
he/she/it will overpitch
we will overpitch
you will overpitch
they will overpitch
Future Perfect
I will have overpitched
you will have overpitched
he/she/it will have overpitched
we will have overpitched
you will have overpitched
they will have overpitched
Future Continuous
I will be overpitching
you will be overpitching
he/she/it will be overpitching
we will be overpitching
you will be overpitching
they will be overpitching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overpitching
you have been overpitching
he/she/it has been overpitching
we have been overpitching
you have been overpitching
they have been overpitching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overpitching
you will have been overpitching
he/she/it will have been overpitching
we will have been overpitching
you will have been overpitching
they will have been overpitching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overpitching
you had been overpitching
he/she/it had been overpitching
we had been overpitching
you had been overpitching
they had been overpitching
Conditional
I would overpitch
you would overpitch
he/she/it would overpitch
we would overpitch
you would overpitch
they would overpitch
Past Conditional
I would have overpitched
you would have overpitched
he/she/it would have overpitched
we would have overpitched
you would have overpitched
they would have overpitched
References in periodicals archive ?
The role of a spinner is to bring your length back, bowl into the wicket, rather than overpitch," he said.
Here's one appearing at the entry OVERPITCH from the OED Online:
Marshall led the way at better than a run-aball in a half-century which contained seven fours and a six - struck straight off Worcestershire's new overseas seamer Steve Magoffin, who tended to overpitch - and when he had departed, Kadeer and Spearman did enough to ensure the job was finished.
Marshall led the way at better than a run-a-ball in a 50 which contained seven fours and a six - struck straight off Worcestershire's new overseas seamer Steve Magoffin, who tended to overpitch - and when he was gone, Kadeer and Spearman did enough to ensure the job was finished.
It took Warner 15 balls to hit his first boundary in the fifth over when the southpaw punched an overpitched Ankit Rajpoot delivery past the diving mid-on fielder.
Lees responded by punching an overpitched delivery down the ground but generally the batsmen were content to leave as many balls as possible with survival until stumps the prime objective.
Lees responded by punching an overpitched delivery down the ground, but generally the batsmen were content to leave as many balls as possible.
In the process, Kohli, who was adjudged Man of the Match and Man of the Series, completed his third ton of this series through a boundary off leg-spinner Imran Tahir, who bowled an overpitched delivery and Kohli hammered it back down for four.
The former overpitched as both batsmen took advantage, and Bairstow swept two fours and straightdrove another in the slow left-armer's first over.
But there were also some overpitched deliveries, which Trott and Sam Hain capitalised on with some meaty drives.
They were rarely in trouble against Glamorgan's five-man pace attack, with Kohler-Cadmore striking Carey for three successive fours when the young seamer overpitched.
Head, looking every bit a first class player, settled in well with Adam Lyth who seemed in fine form himself, twice in one over driving Clarke through extra cover when he overpitched.