practice game

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Noun1.practice game - a game whose outcome is not recorded in the season's standingpractice game - a game whose outcome is not recorded in the season's standing
game - a single play of a sport or other contest; "the game lasted two hours"
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Afghanistan spinners just tore apart BCB XI, showing an intriguing display of spin bowling in two-day practice game which predictable ended in a draw at MA Aziz Stadium in Chattogram on Monday.
Before the first Test match, India played a three-day practice game against West Indies A. SBP (@officialSBPinc) August 6, 2019 Gilas is also set to face Ivory Coast in another practice game before heading to Madrid for a pocket tournament.
"They did really well in the practice game as well.
Mohammad Waqas who scored a century in the three-day practice game earlier, held on the same venue, scored a valuable 55-ball 44 laced with six boundaries and a six at the top of the order.
The two sides will now meet in a two-day practice match from 11-12 April at Gaddafi Stadium, before playing final 50-over practice game on 13 April.
The former Barcelona goalkeeper, who belatedly impressed fans in the Carabao Cup last season after a disastrous first year at the club, ruptured his Achilles tendon during a practice game in training after just two Premier League games.
Both of the players are likely to sit-out of the practice game.
Australia pacer Josh Hazlewood has criticised Pakistan's decision to not field a specialist spinner during the practice game at the ICC Academy in Dubai.The practice game between Pakistan A and Australia ended in a draw but it did not stop Hazlewood from sharing strong remarks about selection decisions made by the host board.'Maybe they're a little bit on the shy, timid side by not playing a spinner and they're trying to hide them obviously from us and go down that road,' said Hazlewood while talking on the Unplayable Podcast.
IANS Chelmsford Rubbishing media reports that suggested that the Indian team decided to cut their originally scheduled four-day practice game against Essex to a three-day affair due to the nature of the pitch, head coach Ravi Shastri said the current unit isn't concerned about these issues.
The Manchester United forward has been missing with a knee problem picked up during a practice game earlier in the week at Burton.
He has been absent since suffering a devastating Achilles tear against Celtic in January and, despite a cameo in a practice game against Civil Service Strollers in midweek, was not expected to be in contention for a senior return for another fortnight.

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