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cranking

Turning the engine with external power. This is normally to clear the engine before starting.
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Alex Scholefield, seen with bat in hand, has been in excellent bowling form for Barkisland this season
Durham's Stokes, back in the side after his World Cup omission, was the pick of the bowlers and looked close to his best bowling form.
Eventually, the plan boomeranged in Brisbane when Mitchell Johnson got goaded into batting and bowling form.
The bowling form of Haris Sohail and Shahid Afridi might lure the selectors in selecting just one from the trio of tweakers as a pack of five fast bowlers is likely to make the squad.
Karachi: Pakistan's leading spinner Saeed Ajmal has brushed aside concerns over his bowling form before the series in Sri Lanka, saying he can still outfox batsmen with his "doosra" delivery.
Rahim was asked whether his team lacks mental strength and he admitted: "The confidence is low now because of our batting and bowling form.
Given the recent issues in Pakistan's batting fortunes and also a dip in their bowling form, many would consider Mahmood's offer of help as a golden opportunity to leverage knowledge off a player who has a wealth of experience in this form of the game, which could prove to be a crucial advantage for Pakistan, the report added.
India needed an opening partnership of note to stand any chance of overhauling the massive target, but that was never going to be in the cards, not with the bowling form of the hosts.
Afridi in particular also made his intentions clear that he was ready for the West Indies tour despite his recent poor bowling form.
Some players at Valley West on Friday stood while they bowled, simulating a real bowling form.
8 TIM BRESNAN: His and Stuart Broad's bowling form have become a worry.
STUART Broad's lacklustre bowling form is an "issue" England need to confront as they seek to consolidate their famous second-Test win over India.