batsman

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batsman

Cricket
a. a person who bats or whose turn it is to bat
b. a player who specializes in batting
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It is a honour that I was the non-striker when Miandad hit that six.
And then Peshawar fast bowler Taj Wali decided to mankad the non-striker Mohammad Irfan - who had casually taken a step out from the popping crease while the bowler was about to deliver.
Ravichandran Ashwin on an effort to prevent unfair advantage taken by the non-striker knocked off the bails at the non-strikers end and ran-out Thirimanne.
Non-striker Allan Donald was almost run out off the third ball.
Franks was out of luck when Gallian's straight drive was deflected by Darren Gough on to the stumps to run out the non-striker for 27.
Running out the non-striker, as Sri Lanka did against England in the recent ODI series, has also been ruled unanimously by the panel as not illegal and not contravening the 'Spirit of Cricket'.
Cook insisted a "line had been crossed" after Sachithra Senanayake ran out England's Jos Buttler as the non-striker backed up during Sri Lanka's 3-2 series-clinching six-wicket win in the fifth and final One-day International at Edgbaston on Tuesday.
Then pressure told when Akhter, after playing the first ball of the final to deep mid-wicket, took only a single and found the non-striker Kamal Hussain charging for the second run.
Dar collected the ball, ran to the stumps and motioned as if to run out Matt Prior, the non-striker.
Smith and Noffke completed a halfcentury stand in 12 overs and moved it on to 58 in 14 overs before non-striker Smith was run out by Kirtley.
Harmison, on 25, drove fiercely back to the bowler, Alfonso Thomas, who did well to gather and complete the unfortunate run out of the non-striker.
Non-striker Sumalka Perera, called to run a bye on a ball that he thought had gone past the 'keeper, unaware that it had in fact rolled up his sleeve.

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