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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Jos Buttler came in and played a fantastic supporting role, just kept bouncing the ball off the sightscreen - which does help confidence.
Hassan was wounded after he fell over a fence on the boundary and collided with concrete and metal runners around the sightscreen.
Earlier Greenaway was spotted impersonating a sightscreen by fielding almost directly behind the bowler's arm.
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.
On a day of gripping tension and raging cont roversy, Andrew Flintoff dismissed both Neil McKenzie and Jacques Kallis with deliveries that left the batsmen in the dark as they were sent down from above the line of the sightscreen.
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.
Similarly, for the weddingfunction of Shah Mehmood Qureshi's son, the sightscreen ofBahauddin Zakariya University's playground was demolished.
He skipped down the pitch to gracefully strike Ryan Pringle into the sightscreen for six, one of four maximums that also included a hook over deep-square.