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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.
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.
Both produced round-arm jabs to the heads in the fourth as the fight began to settle.
1807: Round-arm bowling was introduced to |English cricket by John Willes of Kent in the Kent v England match at Penenden Heath.
Born on August 28th in Ratgama, Galle and studied at Devapathiraja College, Ratgama, Vidyaloka College, Galle and Mahinda College, Galle, Malinga is famous for his rare round-arm action, sometimes referred to as a sling action.
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.
One-day specialists arriving for the series, most notably Lasith "Slinga" Malinga, the right-arm fast bowler with a rare round-arm action, have also boosted their squad.
1807: Round-arm bowling was introduced to English cricket by John Willes, of Kent, in the Kent v England match at Penenden Heath.
LasithMalinga, the eccentric and wiry-haired fast bowler from Sri Lanka used his round-arm action to devastating effect against Kenya, becoming the first bowler in history to claim a second hat-trick.
The whippy round-arm action, which makes him known as a slinger, can give batsmen shaky knees as he approaches the bowling crease.
The four totems of their Caribbean charge - Murali, current captain Kumar Sangakkara, former skipper Mahela Jayawardene and round-arm pace ace Lasith Malinga - were always going to still be involved if fit.
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