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night watchman

Cricket a batsman sent in to bat to play out time when a wicket has fallen near the end of a day's play
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Asked if he was shocked a nightwatchman could occupy the crease for so long, the Kiwi captain said: "Yes, especially Finny.
Anderson has been a reliable nightwatchman for England over the past couple of years and is a dab hand at repelling the quicker men in home conditions, the Daily Mirror reports.
A simple man, the nightwatchman may be uneducated, but he has gleaned facts about the area from eavesdropping on gentlemen's conversations.
Software and services company 1E announced the release of NightWatchman Server Edition 2.
Curry commented, "Because of Eden's work as an education charity, most of our team already have a high awareness of the importance of energy saving and switching off their PC at the end of the day, but now NightWatchman allows us to make sure 100% of machines are off.
As an ISV Basic Certified Partner, 1E helps to provide seamless integration of Dell OpenManage(TM) systems management functionality within NightWatchman Server to enhance the manageability of Dell platforms and optimize Dell Services.
Already installed across three million PCs globally, NightWatchman enhances the power management capabilities of a customer's computer by providing shutdowns with the ability to save opened files and combines this with an effective scheduling system in a single, easy-to-use package.
For his sophomore solo outing, Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello once again swaps his trademark electric axe for an acoustic and dons his folk-hero alter ego, The Nightwatchman.
Stephen Fleming finished the day unbeaten on 22 along with nightwatchman Shane Bond, who successfully dealt with eight balls without scoring.
The Nightwatchman debuted nationally during the Tell Us the Truth Tour, a multi-city circuit that focused on media consolidation and economic and environmental justice.
1E NightWatchman Enterprise has been deployed to cut power costs and carbon emissions by automatically powering down PCs when they are not in use.
He was also nightwatchman at the adjacent ice rink at the time of my DJ residency there in the late 1960s.