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wide

(in cricket) a bowled ball that is outside the batsman's reach and scores a run for the batting side
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Luke Gale's wide ball gave Dorn enough space to step off his left foot and then around O'Brien for a terrific individual effort.
Clarke survived 25 minutes for his 10 runs before he drove loosely at a wide ball from Broad and was well caught above his head by Cook to give Broad his 14th five-wicket haul in Tests.
Despite 2 dropped catches and 5 required on the last ball, Altaaqa got a wide ball and they ran 4 to get the victory on the last ball.
But Badrinath, probably unsettled after surviving a run- out scare, chased a wide ball to fall for a 90- ball 26.
Barath went after throwing his bat at a wide ball from Broad, and fell to a very good head-high catch by Anderson at the second attempt in the gully.
First-innings centurion Virender Sehwag made 31 before chasing a wide ball from Chanaka Welegedara for a second time in the match to be brilliantly caught at gully by Mahela Jayawardene.
But the sound England apparently heard as the home captain flailed an attempted cut at a wide ball was not evident to the third umpire, and a DRS appeal against Tony Hill's initial not-out verdict therefore came to nought.
Australia pursued a definite bowling strategy and Peter Siddle succeeded in tempting the England number four to go after a wide ball, edging to Hussey for 24,
Dalrymple had faced 221 balls to put his team back in the game but finally lost concentration when he slapped a wide ball from Ian Hunter into the hands of Garry Park at deep point.
Leicestershire lost Tom New in the seventh over when he chased a wide ball from Wagg and edged to Clarke at slip.
He struck with his first delivery yesterday, a long-hop that Owais Shah obligingly pulled to mid-wicket, before Ed Smith's scratchy innings ended when he carved a wide ball to point.
Glamorgan, despite their lack of success, have been bowling significantly tighter and didn't bowl a single wide ball at all against Warwickshire last week, and Spreadex will more than likely to have to bring their quote in line with their rivals.

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