sticky wicket


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sticky wicket

a cricket pitch that is rapidly being dried by the sun after rain and is particularly conducive to spin
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Stephens added that "the Harley Quinn of it all is a bit more of a sticky wicket but it's one we've already thought about for the character.
He told Awork: "I think anybody who is prepared to gamble with people's lives with this alcohol reading is on a sticky wicket.
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AM I alone in thinking Midland businessman Steve Grainger is on something of a sticky wicket in his attempt to prove Aston Villa nicked his idea?
But Captain Cook and fast bowler Mark Wood were on a sticky wicket as they were left scratching their heads after trying their hand at a number of Welsh phrases.
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WITH the BJP not really siding with the Sharad Pawar camp, BCCI joint secretary Anurag Thakur has found himself on a sticky wicket. Having sided with the Pawar camp and filed his nomination for the secretary's post, Thakur could well suffer a loss of face if N.
BCCI president N Srinivasan maybe in the eye of a storm after his son in law was caught up in a betting scandal, but Srinivasan is adamant about attending a crucial ICC meet in London, in the process once again putting the BCCI on a sticky wicket.
Bangalore: An estimated 69 per cent of the 4.35 crore-strong electorate voted in the Assembly elections in Karnataka today amid projections that beleaguered ruling BJP was on a sticky wicket against a resurgent Congress.
"We are batting on a sticky wicket but the sun will dry out the pitch."