ninepins

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ninepins

1. another name for skittles
2. one of the pins used in this game
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Another lone hand in a losing cause, as his cavalier teammates fell like ninepins around him.
No other batsmen could face Super bowlers and fell like ninepins. Baber did most of the damage and bagged 4 wickets.
India completely lost their way as wickets fell like ninepins to a stunned silence at the VCA Stadium, with speedster Dale Steyn, who went for 24 off his first three overs, causing the most damage to end with a five-wicket haul for 50 runs.