twelfth man


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twelfth man

a reserve player in a cricket team
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Infuriatingly, I used to drink in a pub in Greasby called The Twelfth Man, where the atmosphere was absolutely terrible, so the cliche totally baffles me anyway.
Another innovation that the IPL, beginning on March 12, will be making is four fielding substitutes instead of just the twelfth man, IPL governing council commissioner Lalit Modi has revealed.
As expected, South Africa made Wayne Parnell twelfth man.
Email without boundaries: Get exclusive insight from the England cricket team direct to your mobile with Twelfth Man Team Talk from Vodafone.
ITALIAN Gianluigi Buffon knew that Scotland would not be able to cope with the World Cup winners in Bari on Wednesday night without a match-winning twelfth man.
Gavin Hamilton, twelfth man at Edgbaston and Trent Bridge, is on standby to take over.
Once again our fans were our twelfth man,' said County manager Peter Beadle.
It's like having a twelfth man on the football field with you
The City skipper says the Bluebirds vocal support is capable of being the metaphorical twelfth man, but at times is being played like a fiddle to the opposition's benefit.
Goodwin's Bar and Kitchen will open on Greasby Road, Upton, in the former The Twelfth Man pub.
Our tails were up right from the start, We played with fervour, guile and heart, The twelfth man all would play their part.