batsman

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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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For a non-striker to be standing and watching whether the bowler is bowling a no-ball and then concentrating on the other end doesn't seem good to me.
Non-striker Haddin was fined 15 percent of his match fee after he pointed his bat towards umpire Zameer Haider when Andrew Symonds was given out lbw.
Northants' reply suffered a dismal start when Paul Hoffmann deflected a fierce drive by Usman Afzaal on to the stumps, leaving non-striker Andrew White of his crease.
New Zealand finished at 168-2 in their 20 overs, with Ross Taylor making 62 before Steyn ran him out at the non-striker end to spark a South African celebration at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium.
Imran, the non-striker, protested to umpire Jack van Geloven and Brearley marched smartly in from cover to give his view.
That arrived just two balls after a straight drive cannoned off Samaraweera's hand to run out non-striker Gareth Batty, backing up.
When Adam Gilchrist whipped Harmison through square leg, non-striker Hayden was overheard taunting the bowler: "You're playing with the big boys now, Harmy.
Following the initial decision, Gilchrist, the non-striker, threw down his gloves and Symonds appeared to show his bat to Manuel.
The incident transpired in the 17th over of Pakistan's innings when Akmal, who was the non-striker, ignored both on-field umpires' requests and went ahead to change his batting gloves.
Atapattu discussed the decision with the umpires and with the non-striker, Gilchrist, and accepted that Symonds had edged the ball on to his pads, and the batsman was allowed to continue with his innings.
The incident took place in the 17th over of Pakistan's innings when Umar, who was the non-striker, ignored both on-field umpires' request and went ahead to change his batting gloves.
Steve Watson is the only non-striker to have scored from open play in the Premiership since Lee Carsley scored against Blackburn in December.

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