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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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ENGLAND slipped to a 59-run defeat in the first Royal London Series match against Australia as Matthew Wade's bustling batsmanship proved decisive at the Ageas Bowl.
Kashmore CC captain must be regretting his decision to put Dollar East into bat first as Rizwan and Fakhar destroyed their bowling with punishing display of batsmanship.
England previously stressed their satisfaction that Warner had no inkling about Trott's personal troubles when he described his batsmanship as poor and weak after two cheap dismissals against Mitchell Johnson during the First Test, the report added.
BOSTON - John Valentin is the last Red Sox batter to hit for the cycle, so he knew a little bit about the science of batsmanship, enough so that he is the Dodgers' assistant hitting coach.
Ponting's batsmanship was marked by a strong desire to dominate the bowlers.
His resulting absence, dropped because of an apparent breakdown in trust with his England and Wales Cricket Board employers, means Andrew Strauss and Co will miss his mercurial batsmanship but perhaps not the destabilising influence his summer-long contract wrangles have had on team morale.
I could be a good consultant where batsmanship is concerned and especially where you have such aggressive fast bowling,
England's opener against the hosts had briefly been illuminated by the brilliant batsmanship of Eoin Morgan as he helped a bullish England batting line-up to 191 for five.
He was almost flawless because he got the basics right and respected the tenets of batsmanship - playing with a straight bat, getting to the pitch of the ball, bat and pad close together, head steady, elbow high and the follow through making a pleasing arch in the air.
3, will have few better opportunities to make that position his own on a wicket crafted for batsmanship.