Harrow drive

Definition

Cricket

  • noun a batting stroke made unintentionally when the batsman, attempting to play a normal off drive, fails to get properly in line and deflects the ball off the inside edge of the bat, either through the slips or down towards long leg
    Citation ‘Fletcher had the luck to see two of his nine boundaries come off the inside edge, “Harrow drives” or “Chinese cuts”’ (Berry 1982)
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