sightscreen


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sightscreen

Cricket a large white screen placed near the boundary behind the bowler to help the batsman see the ball
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When I took guard in that Test match (Port of Spain, Trinidad) and looked for the bowler Vanburn Holder I saw him somewhere near the sightscreen.
"Jos Buttler came in and played a fantastic supporting role, just kept bouncing the ball off the sightscreen - which does help confidence."
Hassan was wounded after he fell over a fence on the boundary and collided with concrete and metal runners around the sightscreen. He was eventually cleared of serious injury after being taken to hospital on a stretcher.
Earlier Greenaway was spotted impersonating a sightscreen by fielding almost directly behind the bowler's arm.
There was even a scary moment for Giles when his fast bowler Jimmy Anyon climbed a 20ft sightscreen, to complete a painting assignment.
The big man was delivering it from over the sightscreen so the ball was coming out of a black background.
Chasing a testing victory target of 281, Smith's composure was crucial after his side slipped to 93 for four, with Andrew Flintoff again exploiting problems with the sightscreen from the Pavilion End to claim two wickets.
Then we had the sightscreen issues at the pavilion end which caused batsmen to not see certain full-length deliveries.
Smith, once branded ' The Wit - ness' by Vaughan after giving evidence against him in a disciplinary hearing, kept his eye on the ball when it looked as though his side could lose a game of blind man's buff On a day of gripping tension and raging controversy at the Third Test, Andrew Flintoff dismissed both Neil McKenzie and Jacques Kallis with deliveries that left the batsmen in the dark as they were sent down from above the line of the sightscreen.
South Africa batsman Jacques Kallis - the victim of a wonderful, swinging yorker from Flintoff - believes England's bowlers were helped as the batsmen had problems picking the ball up towards the end of play because a window was not covered by the white sightscreen. He said: "I don't think the light was too bad.
Edgbaston's capacity of 25,000 was reduced by 1,500 seats for the fixture because of sightscreen requirements.
The function was held at Shahrah-e-Faisal in Karachi and attended byseveral PPP leaders, parliamentarians and government officials.Similarly, for the weddingfunction of Shah Mehmood Qureshi's son, the sightscreen ofBahauddin Zakariya University's playground was demolished.