throat balls

throat balls

[′thrōt ‚bȯlz]
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Johnson believes if he cannot get Trott out then he can certainly hurt him with his pace and bounce, adding: ''If I can get a few of those rearing balls towards the ribs or those throat balls, and if he gets in the way of it, that's his own fault.
BBC correspondent Jonathan Agnew subscribed to such optimism, stating: "Harmison bowled with renewed aggression and direction, effectively sealing England's win in his first over after lunch in which he blew away two tail-enders with excellent throat balls.