round the wicket

round the wicket

Bowling with the bowler’s arm farthest from the wicket.
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Nannes was especially on top of his game and his ploy of bowling round the wicket to the right handers paid rich dividends.
Stoneman would not be budged but had some fortune on his side, narrowly evading the clutches of Adam Voges at slip more than once as Swann found turn from round the wicket.
The South African reached his fifty from 79 balls before Sidebottom decided to come round the wicket and flattened his off stump and then had Geraint Jones caught by Mark Ealham at leg gully.
Bowling round the wicket to the left-hander, Harmison saw the fourth ball turned to fine leg for four then Dean scrambled a single.
With a fine array of strokes all round the wicket,Tony Hurdley (79)and Phil Catterall (73) knocked the runs off in 46 overs.
But when the off-spinner went round the wicket Dexter nibbled at one outside off stump and edged behind to depart for 112.
Plunkett, coming on second change, bowled just back-of-alength round the wicket to lefthanders Phil Mustard and Scott Borthwick and after conceding only six runs in his first three overs he removed both for 32.
He found enough movement off the pitch to take Tom Latham's inside edge from round the wicket, and then the outside for a second caught-behind as Kane Williamson registered a rare double failure.
He went round the wicket, tightened up his line just enough to invite the bat and saw thin edge nestle in Buttler's gloves.
Shehzad was adjudged leg before by umpire Shozab Raza to Doherty's round the wicket delivery, but a video review proved it was a terribly wrong decision.
"Junaid looked full of energy compared to Gul and Sami, he was using the angles well, using the crease well, bowling round the wicket, over the wicket, bowling with variety and skill, but as I say the length he was bowling was perfect and astute," Waqar said.
Director of cricket Ashley Giles, having popped into the box for a chat, wanted Wright to try round the wicket to Stokes but could not open the window to get a message to the bowler.