slog overs

Definition

Cricket

  • noun the stage in a one-day game when fast scoring is required and batsmen hit out freely; the death
    Citation ‘Waugh reveals his approach while bowling these slog overs. “I just enjoy it. Lots of other guys get tense and tight about bowling in the slog overs. For me, it’s the best part of one-day bowling”’ (Vijay Lokapally, Sportstar [Chennai] 28 May 1994)
    Citation ‘When fast bowler Pushpakumara bowled one outside the off-stump in the slog-overs, he shifted outside the line, bent a little and smacked the ball again over the long-on’ (Purandare 2005)
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