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test match

n.
A match in cricket or Rugby played by all-star teams from different countries.

test match

n
(General Sporting Terms) (in various sports, esp cricket) an international match, esp one of a series
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Noun1.test match - an international championship matchtest match - an international championship match
match - a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete
Translations
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testmatch
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test match

n (Cricket, Rugby) → partita internazionale

test

(test) noun
1. a set of questions or exercises intended to find out a person's ability, knowledge etc; a short examination. an arithmetic/driving test.
2. something done to find out whether a thing is good, strong, efficient etc. a blood test.
3. an event, situation etc that shows how good or bad something is. a test of his courage.
4. a way to find out if something exists or is present. a test for radioactivity.
5. a test match.
verb
to carry out a test or tests on (someone or something). The students were tested on their French; They tested the new aircraft.
test match
in cricket, (one of) a series of matches between teams from two countries.
test pilot
a pilot who tests new aircraft.
ˈtest-tube noun
a glass tube closed at one end, used in chemical tests or experiments.
References in classic literature ?
It was only at the eleventh hour that our positions were inverted by the wholly unexpected selection of Raffles for the English team in the Second Test Match.
"What about the Test Match?" cried my asthmatic, shooting forward in his chair.
But I do not pretend that this was one of our heavy hauls, or deny that its chief interest still resides in the score of the Second Test Match of that Australian tour.
I felt unreasonably wroth with Raffles, for coming into the conversation as he had done - for taking centuries in Test Matches as he was doing, without bothering his head about me.
He told them of the last test match he had seen and described the course of the game wicket by wicket.
Captain Bellingham is best known for his position in the batting averages a year or two ago, and for his subsequent failure to obtai a place in any of the five Test Matches. But I only think of him as the officer who recognized Raffles.
Summary: Melbourne [Australia], Sept 3 (ANI): Australia batsman Usman Khawaja was dropped while Steve Smith made a return as Australia announced their 12-man squad for the fourth Ashes Test match.
As per PCB, the tour will start with a Test match at Lord's while matches will also be played at Old Trafford in Manchester and Trent Bridge in Nottingham.
LONDON -- Umpire Aleem Dar on Thursday equalled Steve Bucknor's record of officiating 128 Test matches when he took the field in the second Test match between England and Australia at Lords.
ISLAMABAD -- Former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar on Sunday termed the addition of name and number on Test match jerseys as awful and asked for the reversal of the decision by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Pakistan will take on Australia in three T20 Internationals (T20I) and two Test matches, including a day-night Test match, during their tour down under in November this year.
Currently there is only one venue in Dhaka while Chattogram and Sylhet have one venue each that are fit for Test matches. Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium hosts Test matches but the MA Aziz Stadium in Chattogram last hosted a Test match in 2005.