• noun the performance or ability of an individual batsman or of the batsmen in a team considered collectively
    Citation ‘The Australian batting looked the more extensive on paper, with two batsmen of the calibre of Benaud and Davidson as low as seven and eight’ (Peebles 1959)
    Citation ‘I suppose the difference between my batting in 1989 and 1993 was that I converted 50s and 60s into hundreds in ’93’ (David Boon, Wisden 1994)
    Citation ‘Patient batting helped the pair of Tendulkar and Vengsarkar put up a fifth-wicket partnership of 118’ (Purandare 2005)