Marillier

Definition

Cricket

  • noun an unorthodox batting stroke in which the ball is deflected into the leg-side area behind square; a scoop, named after the Zimbabwean player Douglas Marillier
    Citation ‘A breathtaking 56 off 24 balls by Marillier, who was famous in his country for the unorthodox scoop shot named the ‘Marillier’ … coasted Zimbabwe to the improbable win’ (Rediff.com website (India), 7 March 2002)
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