full pitch

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Cricket

  • noun a full toss
    Citation ‘The second kind of full-pitch — the one reaching the batsman about the height of his knees — is the most usual of full pitches, and enjoys the distinction of being considered the easiest of all balls to hit’ (Badminton 1888)
    Citation ‘Having had a full-pitch hit for six and a half-volley for four, there was a strong probability that Mr Downing would pitch his next ball short’ (P.G. Wodehouse, Mike and Psmith 1909)
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