round-arm


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round-arm

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(Cricket) cricket denoting or using bowling with the arm held more or less horizontal
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Adj.1.round-arm - with the arm swung round at shoulder height; "round-arm bowling"
cricket - a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs
overarm, overhand, overhanded - with hand brought forward and down from above shoulder level; "an overhand pitch"; "an overhand stroke"
Adv.1.round-arm - with an outward or horizontal swing of the arm; "he hit the ball round-arm"
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His delivery is underarm and not inelegant, but he sometimes tries a round-arm ball, which I have seen double up the fielder at square leg.
For starters, he had an unusual action - a round-arm action - which was difficult to decipher.
1807: Round-arm bowling was introduced to cricket by John Willes of Kent in the Kent v England match at Penenden Heath.
1807: Round-arm bowling was introduced to English cricket by John Willes of Kent in the Kent v England match at Penenden Heath.
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Lasith Malinga is a specialist right-arm fast bowler with a unique round-arm action with which, he generates a lot of pace.
Jadhav's inclusion will not only bolster the middle order batting but his part-time round-arm off spin has helped in breaking partnerships.
"You have to find a way to hit the stumps, and that may be bowling square or round-arm, whatever it may be.
NATIONAL DAY OF COLOMBIA 1807: Round-arm bowling was introduced to English cricket by John Willes of Kent in the Kent v England match at Penenden Heath.
Though relatively tall and willowy, he maintains a Warne-like round-arm approach that creates considerable side-spin, combined with a bouncy gather in delivery stride that evokes Mushtaq Ahmed, and a googly that, while not yet as devilish as Mushtaq's, has already delivered him success on the international stage.
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TODAY NATIONALDAY COLOMBIA 1807: Round-arm bowling was introduced to English cricket by John Willes of Kent in the Kent v England match at Penenden Heath.