miss out

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General English

Cricket

  • verb (of a batsman) to fail to score a substantial number of runs, especially in circumstances favourable to batting
    Citation ‘The combined first innings scores of the two sides set a world record:1,376. Only Merchant missed out: in the first innings he was out for 1, bowled by Mankad; in the second he was out for 6’ (Bose 1990)
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