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yorker

Cricket a ball bowled so as to pitch just under or just beyond the bat
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In the final 10 overs if you can bowl good yorkers at will, and pretty much hit them, then you are going to be successful," McGrath, a three-time World Cup winner, told Cricket Australia's website.
In the final 10 overs if you can bowl good yorkers at will, and pretty much hit them, then you are going to be successful," said McGrath, a three-time World Cup winner for Australia.
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