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Bowling

Meanings and phrases

bowling

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a game in which balls are rolled at an object or group of objects with the aim of knocking them over or moving them
  2. (cricket) the act of delivering a cricket ball to the batsman
  3. the playing of a game of tenpins or duckpins etc

Bowling Green

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a town in southern Kentucky

bowling alley

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a building that contains several alleys for bowling
  2. a lane down which a bowling ball is rolled toward pins; alley; skittle alley
E.g.
  • Subs at Players & Spectators bowling alley periodically.
  • Her maternal grandparents built the bowling alley in 1955.
  • The bowling alley was also for sale, at a cost of $114,000.

bowling ball

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large ball with finger holes used in the sport of bowling; bowl
E.g.
  • The bowling ball can be drilled for a left-handed bowler.
  • Pierre Bear runs a bowling ball factory in the great North.
  • This trackball used a standard Canadian five-pin bowling ball.

bowling equipment

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. equipment used in bowling

bowling green

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a field of closely mowed turf for playing bowls
E.g.
  • The park has a lawn bowling green, dog park, casting pond, and playground.
  • There is a sports pavilion at the local park, with an all-weather pitch and bowling green.
  • They also contain a bowling green lined with bougainvilleas along with a thatched-roof clubhouse.

bowling league

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a league of bowling teams

bowling pin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in triangular groups of ten as the target; pin

bowling score

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the score in a bowling match

bowling shoe

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a special shoe worn when bowling

candlepin bowling

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bowling game using slender bowling pins; candlepins

lawn bowling

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bowling game played on a level lawn with biased wooden balls that are rolled at a jack; bowls

tenpin bowling

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. bowling down an alley at a target of ten wooden pins; tenpins

bowling figures

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The latter remains his best bowling figures in Test cricket.
  • Rabada's best bowling figures are 7/112 against England in 2016.
  • He scored 11 runs and took bowling figures of 0-33 from 9 overs.

bowling average

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He took 146 wickets for a bowling average of 19.91, and held 54 catches.
  • He took 385 wickets, with a bowling average of 27.41, and held 107 catches.
  • He also took one final wicket with his spin, ending with a bowling average of 6.00.

best bowling

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The latter remains his best bowling figures in Test cricket.
  • Rabada's best bowling figures are 7/112 against England in 2016.
  • His best bowling performance was 8-40 in a match versus Kent in May 1897.

best bowling figures

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The latter remains his best bowling figures in Test cricket.
  • Rabada's best bowling figures are 7/112 against England in 2016.
  • This table lists the top five players with the best bowling figures in the season.

fast bowling

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was one of the most brutal displays of fast bowling ever seen.
  • Only a week after this match, Henriques took 5/17 against Queensland with fast bowling.
  • He batted low in the order, and tried to score quickly, particularly against fast bowling.

bowling attack

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Simply put, leg theory involves concentrating the bowling attack at or near the line of leg stump.
  • The match also witnessed the IPL debut of pacer Doug Bollinger, who became a vital cog in their bowling attack.
  • With a weak bowling attack Barrington's leg-spin was encouraged and he took 5/29 and 4/25 against South African Universities.

off the bowling

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He also caught Freddie Brown off the bowling of Brian Close.
  • As a batsman, he became the first Test cricketer to be stumped; by Jack Blackham off the bowling of Tom Kendall.
  • He also took the only catch of his entire career, to dismiss Sussex opener Robert Relf off the bowling of Willie Quaife.

bowling performance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His best bowling performance was 8-40 in a match versus Kent in May 1897.
  • Despite the loss, he awarded man of the match for impressive bowling performance.
  • His spell of 2-12 was named as the third-best T20I bowling performance of the year by ESPNCricinfo voters.

opened the bowling

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 2006, Onions regularly opened the bowling for Durham with Ottis Gibson.
  • In the third game, Allen opened the bowling and took four wickets in each innings.
  • Later, he once more opened the bowling, dismissing Reggie Schwarz, his only Test wicket.

batting and bowling

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Stafford's batting and bowling styles are unknown.
  • Randolph's batting and bowling styles are unknown.
  • Bonus points are collected for batting and bowling.

bowling averages

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1914, he topped the school's batting and bowling averages.
  • Over the whole tour he topped both the batting and the bowling averages.
  • He headed the bowling averages, with 40 wickets at 11.90 runs per wicket.

spin bowling

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He also took four wickets at 14.25 with his spin bowling.
  • Thomas' third son Nick is also a cricketer, known for his batting and off spin bowling.
  • Barrington gave Edmonds long practise sessions in the nets to improve his spin bowling.

bowling action

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On 1 February 2019, he went Chennai to reassess his bowling action.
  • Critics judged him to have an excellent bowling action, through which he achieved his pace.
  • On a negative note, during the same 2013 Qualifier, Dar was twice reported for chucking (illegal bowling action).

bowling alleys

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Lofting the ball before the arrows in some bowling alleys is not against the rules.
  • Restaurants and bowling alleys in the Pacific Northwest hold regular Cooper-themed promotions and sell tourist souvenirs.
  • He worked with AMF Bowling to set up bowling alleys in India before joining GE Capital in 1999 as VP of Business Development.

bowling club

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There is a crown green bowling club on the grounds.
  • A bowling club was established in Raumati South in 1945.
  • An active bowling club meets regularly during the summer and winter season.
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