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Striker (cricket)
In cricket Cricket is a bat-and-ball gameBat-and-ball may refer to: *Bat-and-ball games Bat-and-ball games (or safe haven games) are field games played by two opposing teams, in which the action starts when the defending team throws a ball at a ded ..., batting is the act or skill of hitting the ball A ball is a round object (usually spherical, but can sometimes be ovoid An oval (from Latin ''ovum'', "egg") is a closed curve in a plane which resembles the outline of an egg. The term is not very specific, but in some areas ( projective ... with a bat Bats are mammal Mammals (from Latin Latin (, or , ) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages. Latin was originally spoken in the area around Rome, known as Latium. Through the po ... to score runs Run(s) or RUN may refer to: Places * Run (island), one of the Banda Islands in Indonesia * Run (stream), a stream in the Dutch province of North ...
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Master Blaster At Work
Master or masters may refer to: Ranks or titles *Ascended master, a term used in the Theosophical religious tradition to refer to spiritually enlightened beings who in past incarnations were ordinary humans *Grandmaster (chess), National Master, International Master, FIDE Master, Candidate Master, all ranks of chess player *Grandmaster (martial arts) or Master, an honorary title *Grand Master (Freemasonry), the head of a Grand Lodge and the highest rank of a Masonic organization *Maestro, an orchestral conductor, or the master within some other musical discipline *Master, a Names and titles of Jesus in the New Testament#Master, title of Jesus in the New Testament *Master or shipmaster, the sea captain of a merchant vessel *Master (college), head of a college *Master (form of address), an English honorific for boys and young men *Master (judiciary), a judicial official in the courts of common law jurisdictions *Master mariner, a licensed mariner who is qualified to be a sea captain ...
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) is Australia's national broadcaster. It is principally funded by the direct grants from the Australian government, and is administered by a board appointed by the government of the day. The ABC plays a leading role in journalistic independence, and is fundamental in the history of broadcasting in Australia. The ABC has its origins in the Australian Broadcasting Company The Australian Broadcasting Company Pty. Ltd. was a company founded in Melbourne in 1924 with a capital of £100,000 by a consortium of entertainment interests, notably Farmer & Company, J. C. Williamson Limited and J. & N. Tait to found and ope ..., which began in 1924 as a private company and was contracted to provide public broadcasting from 1929. It was replaced by the state-owned Australian Broadcasting Commission in 1932, adopting its current name in 1983. Modelled on the British Broadcasting Corporation The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) ...
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Virender Sehwag
Virender Sehwag (born 20 October 1978) is a former Indian cricket Cricket is a Bat-and-ball games, bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, field at the centre of which is a cricket pitch, pitch with a wicket at each end, each comprising two Bail (cricket), bai ...er. Widely regarded as one of the most destructive batsmen of all time, Sehwag played as an aggressive right-handed opening batsman In cricket Cricket is a Bat-and-ball games, bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, field at the centre of which is a cricket pitch, pitch with a wicket at each end, each comprising two Bail ... and also bowled part-time right-arm off-spin. He played his first One Day International A One Day International (ODI) is a form of limited overs cricket Limited overs cricket, also known as one-day cricket, is a version of the sport of cricket Cricket is a Bat-and-ball ...
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Brian Lara
Brian Charles Lara, (born 2 May 1969) is a Trinidadian Trinidadians and Tobagonians, colloquially known as Trinis or Trinbagonians, are the people who are identified with the country of Trinidad and Tobago. The country is home to people of many different national, ethnic and religious origins. As a ... former international cricket Cricket is a Bat-and-ball games, bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, field at the centre of which is a cricket pitch, pitch with a wicket at each end, each comprising two Bail (cricket), bai ...er, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest batsmen In cricket Cricket is a Bat-and-ball games, bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, field at the centre of which is a cricket pitch, pitch with a wicket at each end, each comprising two Bail ... of all time. He topped the Test Test(s), testing, or TEST may refer to: * Test (assess ...
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Slip (cricket)
In cricket Cricket is a Bat-and-ball games, bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, field at the centre of which is a cricket pitch, pitch with a wicket at each end, each comprising two Bail (cricket), bai ..., a slip fielder (collectively, a ''slip cordon'' or ''the slips'') is placed behind the batsman In cricket, batting is the act or skill of hitting the cricket ball, ball with a cricket bat, bat to score runs (cricket), runs and prevent the dismissal (cricket), loss of one's wicket. Any player who is currently batting is denoted as a batsm ... on the off side The off side is a particular half of the field in cricket Cricket is a Bat-and-ball games, bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players on a cricket field, field at the centre of which is a cricket pitch, pitch with a wi ... of the field. They are placed with the aim of catching an edged ball which is beyond the wicket-keeper ...
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Bat (cricket)
A cricket bat is a specialised piece of equipment used by batters Batter or batters may refer to: * Batter (cooking), thin dough that can be easily poured into a pan * Batter (baseball), person whose turn it is to face the pitcher * Batter (cricket) or batsman, player who is currently batting * Batter (drum), a ... in the sport of cricket Cricket is a Bat-and-ball games, bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, field at the centre of which is a cricket pitch, pitch with a wicket at each end, each comprising two Bail (cricket), bai ... to hit the ball A ball is a round object (usually spherical of a sphere A sphere (from Greek language, Greek —, "globe, ball") is a geometrical object in three-dimensional space Three-dimensional space (also: 3-space or, rarely, tri-dimensional s ..., typically consisting of a cane handle attached to a flat-fronted willow-wood blade. It may also be used by a batter who is mak ...
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North Middlesex CC V Hampstead CC At Crouch End, Haringey, London 19
North is one of the four compass points The points of the compass are an evenly spaced set of horizontal directions (or azimuth An azimuth (; from ar, اَلسُّمُوت, as-sumūt, the directions) is an angular measurement In Euclidean geometry Euclidean geometry is a ma ... or cardinal directions The four cardinal directions, or cardinal points, are the directions north North is one of the four compass points The points of the compass are the vectors by which planet A planet is an astronomical body orbiting a star or Stella .... It is the opposite of south South is one of the cardinal directions or compass points. South is the opposite of north and is perpendicular to the east and west. Etymology The word ''south'' comes from Old English ''sūþ'', from earlier Proto-Germanic language, Proto-Germa ... and is perpendicular In elementary geometry Geometry (from the grc, γεωμετρία; ' "earth", ' "measurement") is, with ...
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Shivnarine Chanderpaul
Shivnarine "Shiv" Chanderpaul (born 16 August 1974) is a Guyanese people, Guyanese former cricketer of Indian people, Indian descent and former West Indian international cricketer and captain of the West Indies cricket team. Considered one of the greatest batsmen of his era, Chanderpaul is the first Indo-Caribbean to play 100 Tests for the West Indies. Chanderpaul captained West Indies in 14 Test cricket, Tests and 16 One Day Internationals. A left-handed batsman, Chanderpaul is well known for his unorthodox batting stance, which has been described as crab-like. He has scored 20,000 runs in international cricket, and in 2008 he was named as one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year, Cricketers of the Year by the ''Wisden Cricketers' Almanack'', and awarded Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Cricketer of the Year) by the International Cricket Council. He made his international debut at the age of 19, but did not score a century in international cricket for three years, prompting ...
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Isometric Exercise
An isometric exercise is a form of exercise involving the static contraction of a muscle without any visible movement in the angle of the joint. The term "isometric" combines the Greek words ''isos'' (equal) and ''-metria'' (measuring), meaning that in these exercises the length of the muscle and the angle of the joint do not change, though contraction strength may be varied. This is in contrast to '' isotonic contractions'', in which the contraction strength does not change, though the muscle length and joint angle do. The three main types of isometric exercise are isometric presses, pulls, and holds. They may be included in a strength training regime in order to improve the body’s ability to apply power from a static position or, in the case of isometric holds, improve the body’s ability to maintain a position for a period of time. Considered as an action, isometric presses are also of fundamental importance to the body’s ability to prepare itself to perform immediately ...
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