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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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THE Bombay School of batsmanship was a function of maidan cricket.
Given England's problems at the top of the order, it was the type of batsmanship to suggest he could be elevated and also provide the firepower that has been missing in the two 50-over matches so far.
au, Chappell said that a selector has to look past the number of runs and see the batsmanship, adding that Bailey is a batsman who is restricted through the cover region, can be stifled by good spinners and is troubled by well-directed short-pitched bowling.
GRAHAM GOOCH sees a little bit of Alastair Cook's gold-dust batsmanship already in England's brightest young thing Joe Root.
Trott (79) and his captain Alastair Cook (82) therefore faced a sterner test of their batsmanship, as preparation for next week's first Test at Trent Bridge.
Ponting's batsmanship was marked by a strong desire to dominate the bowlers.
He is especially encouraged to conclude lessons have been learned from previous experience, notably adaptable batsmanship against the spin which undermined England in their 5-0 one-day international defeat away to India last autumn.
That is what Hall's batsmanship resembled - all short sharp, frenzied bursts of energy - but what his technique lacks in bnesse it makes up for in effectiveness and that, after all, is what this game is about.
MICHAEL ATHERTON: High marks for batsmanship over a long period.
The frenetic and injudicious nature of the batsmanship surely played a large part in that, but Clarke believes the surfaces themselves were not conducive to authentic long-form cricket and hinted that ground staff may have been influenced from above.
While Riaz was batting, Starc was constantly mocking him for his poor batsmanship.
Warner, however, has escaped censure for his press conference description of Trott's batsmanship as "poor" and "weak".