medium-pacer

Definitions

Cricket

  • noun an exponent of medium-pace bowling
    Citation ‘The man who kept Wilson out of the England side … was the phenomenal Derek Underwood, whose speed through the air was such that many might be tempted to class him as a medium-pacer’ (Frith 1984)
    Citation ‘When the medium-pacer Tom Cartwright withdrew from the tour because of injury, the MCC, fearful of public outrage, replaced him with D’Oliveira’ (Marqusee 1994)
  • noun a medium-pace ball
    Citation ‘Frederick Redwood … may find it hard to break into the four-day team despite grabbing seven for 20 with his medium-pacers in the final trial match’ (Craig Cozier, Caribbean Cricket January/March 1994)
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