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(in cricket) a bowled ball that is outside the batsman's reach and scores a run for the batting side
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Looking back over their shoulders at the phenomenal medical success that quinine had proves to be, researchers were more than ready to believe that strychnine, a vegetable alkaloid, presenting as it did with spectacular effects on the nervous system, could well turn out to be a potential curative agent over a widish spectrum.
A widish track and Vauxhall's Dynamic Safety chassis system also help.
"He has the same high grip, hits the ball from backward point to widish mid-off, plays the short ball pretty well and has that effective shot to cow corner.
He moved untroubled to 33 before being he slashed at a widish delivery from Nadeem Malik and perished to a head high catch from Graeme Hick at slip to leave Surrey on 126-5.
Rana Naved, having struggled early on, sent down another widish ball outside off-stump.
Marcus Trescothick wafted at a widish delivery before Abdul Razzaq extracted two generous lbw decisions from umpire Simon Taufel - which may not be the last time England are shafted by an Aussie before the year is out.
Dismissed as lightweight in some quarters, he has nevertheless scored nine goals - including a recent glut - from a position either behind a lone striker or widish on the right.
Gough soon showed he was keen to give it a go, hitting a widish ball for three in Kirby's first over, but he then edged Silverwood to Matthew Wood at second slip to lose his wicket to his old bowling partner for the second time in the match.
Next ball saw him attempt to put the kitchen sink behind a widish one.
Showing his first glimpse of belligerence, Key tried an ambitious pull - not the Saturday-night variety - and dragged Ashish Nehra's widish one back on to his stumps via a pad.
Then wicketkeeper Colin Smith safely pouched an edge from Ryan Haire as he chased a full-length widish delivery.
Siriwardana would have got the wicket of Azam on 42 had Dinesh Chandimal held on to a powerful shot at widish mid-on.