block hole


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block hole

[′bläk ‚hōl]
(engineering)
A small hole drilled into a rock or boulder into which an anchor bolt or a small charge or explosive may be placed; used in quarries for breaking large blocks of stone or boulders.
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In fielding make sure every uae player should slide and dive and that was the target and in batting we should be able to play fast bowling and short pitch and bowling we targeted Yorkers block hole and we are working on it.
As someone who is not a big turner of the ball, Jadeja initially did not see himself beyond a containing bowler, firing away at the batsman's block hole with a nagging accuracy.
Ireland will also have to be on guard against speedster Fidel Edwards, who can surprise the batsman with his pace and has the ability to bowl in the block hole consistently.
I'm just trying to get the balls in the block hole and bowl as many dot balls as possible," Samuels said.
Even when the bowlers sweated it out, coach Eric Simons took the spinners to the side strip of the practice area and asked all the tweakers to dart the deliveries on the base of off- stump, where a single boot was placed to replicate the block hole of a right- handed batsman.
He managed only 30 runs in two innings in the group stages against them, which suggests the canny Kent bowlers have worked out that he struggles, like most hitters, when the ball is pitched up, spearing into the block hole.
Kabir Ali, who went for 94 runs from his ten overs, stopped that with a rare ball in the block hole.
The European Savoy Group is rumored to be seeking a deal with Vornado for some of the air to be filled over its full block hole in the ground at 59th and Third.
Kirsten was drawn into playing at one almost up in the block hole and could only edge a catch Chris Adams at second slip.
The final over saw Muntaz leading eight runs for his ton but spinner Smith keeping the ball up to the block hole restricted him to just three and in the end Highways total was not quite enough.
There was only one way past Stuart MacGill - right up in the block hole.
I was trying to get their batsmen to keep going back and back against the shortball and then surprising them with the one right up in the block hole.