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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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The super hero once again played his part by getting runs through classic batsmanship. He played authentic and correct strokes, giving all of us a glimpse of what he stood for -- a vintage Tendulkar!
The tourists were also angered by David Warner's public critique of Trott, describing his batsmanship against Mitchell Johnson as "poor" and "weak".
It was batsmanship at its finest and bravest in the face of huge odds, coupled with the presence of a highly motivated Australian bowling attack, which ensured that the pair would take their country to a total of 102 for the loss of one wicket in just 16 overs.
"When you can pick your spots to hit the ball and hit it there on a regular basis, then this to me is batsmanship. He can improvise and is not constricted by where the ball is bowled.
Vaughan, 35, was in charge of England for Pietersen's first international winter in 2004-05 and witnessed first-hand his stunning batsmanship in the face of animosity.
The favoured theories of those looking for reasons why England have gone 2-1 down to Sri Lanka in the NatWest Series centre either on Broad's lack of wickets or Jonathan Trott's one-paced batsmanship.
There was an understatement in much of what England's returning hero Pietersen said afterwards, which contrasted with his supreme batsmanship.
South Tomorrow, Lord's, Sports Andrew Strauss and Co will miss Pietersen's mercurial batsmanship - but perhaps not his destabilising influence.
Warner (pictured below), however, has escaped censure for his press conference description of Trott's batsmanship as "poor" and "weak".
The tourists' No3 also had his batsmanship called into question by Australia opener David Warner, who described Trott's performance as "poor" and "weaK".
Their contributions earned the captain's praise and gratitude, but there was no question it was Pietersen who altered the direction of the match with his supreme batsmanship in a double-century stand with Cook on days two and three.