sightscreen


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sightscreen

Cricket a large white screen placed near the boundary behind the bowler to help the batsman see the ball
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There was even a scary moment for Giles when his fast bowler Jimmy Anyon climbed a 20ft sightscreen, to complete a painting assignment.
The big man was delivering it from over the sightscreen so the ball was coming out of a black background.
Then we had the sightscreen issues at the pavilion end which caused batsmen to not see certain full-length deliveries.
Chasing a testing victory target of 281, Smith's composure was crucial after his side slipped to 93 for four, with Andrew Flintoff again exploiting problems with the sightscreen from the Pavilion End to claim two wickets.
South Africa were hoping to negotiate an extension of the sightscreen at the pavilion end as a result but regulations state that once a match has started things cannot be altered.
South Africa batsman Jacques Kallis - the victim of a wonderful, swinging yorker from Flintoff - believes England's bowlers were helped as the batsmen had problems picking the ball up towards the end of play because a window was not covered by the white sightscreen.
Northants wicketkeeper Keith Andrew stood up to 72 paces behind the stumps when Tyson was at full throttle and at Old Trafford, he allegedly hit the sightscreen with a delivery that bounced only once off the pitch.
Hafeez and Sohail started to find the fence and the former even stepped out and hit Daniel Vettori to the sightscreen for a six.
He crawled to eight off 40 deliveries before cracking his first boundary when he drove a full-length Dwayne Bravo delivery back over the bowler's head and beyond the sightscreen.
London, Oct 29 ( ANI ): England Test spinner Graeme Swann's elder brother Alec has revealed that he would spend all day in the nets behind the sightscreen with his brother when they were young, and bowl to each other.
Smith had a considerably long session with the bat during training on Tuesday, with Clarke and Arthur standing right in front of the sightscreen.
Former Yorkshire slow left-armer David Wainwright also restricted Carnegie although Jonny Bairstow launched him over the hospitality tent for six and then drove Chesney Hughes back over the sightscreen.