chest-on

Definitions

Cricket

  • adjective describing a bowling action in which the bowler’s chest is almost in line with the batsman’s wicket at the point of delivery
    Citation ‘His [McGrath’s] chest-on action has preserved his back and his easy run has saved his knees and feet’ (Haigh 2005, p194)
    Compare side-on
  • adverb describing a bowling action in which the bowler’s chest is almost in line with the batsman’s wicket at the point of delivery
    Citation ‘His [McGrath’s] chest-on action has preserved his back and his easy run has saved his knees and feet’ (Haigh 2005, p194)
    Compare side-on
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