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batsman

Cricket
a. a person who bats or whose turn it is to bat
b. a player who specializes in batting
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It is incredible to think that buying all of the Australian batsmen - who are considered the best batting side in the world - would have cost you pounds 147 in that series.
He brushed aside suggestions that too much T20 cricket had spoilt the technique and mentality of Pakistan batsmen and cricket, the report mentioned.
Abbas said Pakistan batsmen must learn the art to spend time at the crease.
Needing 136 at the start of the day to get the first innings lead Delhi, overnight 60 for the loss of three wickets, folded up at 193 -- three runs short of Maharashtra's first innings total -- as none of the batsmen looked ready to grind it out on a wicket that had something for the bowlers right through the day.
Khawar revealed that two bowlers bowled simultaneously at the batsmen.
Boycott was highly critical though of the majority of Pakistan's batsmen, particularly their ability to gift the opposition their wickets when under pressure or, when unable to score freely, and said: "The problems with the Pakistani batsmen barring Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq aren't technical issues.
Also, he does not talk about his bowling or challenge any batsmen with his words.
And if we can't find six batsmen to come up with the goods, who's to say that seven will fare any better?
Meanwhile, McGrath also said that it is concerning for Australia that two of their most reliable batsmen of the series, captain Michael Clarke and opener Chris Rogers, have been trapped by the same two bowlers, Stuart Broad and Graeme Swann respectively, five times each.
Spinners have an important role in all formats of the game and those like me, who bowl in death overs, have to work extra hard to counter the batsmen.
More than the low scores, it was his aggressive approach that earned him criticism as Test matches require the batsmen to bide their time in the middle.
If our batsmen struggle this way on the UAE pitches I fear what they will do when they go to England next year, he added.