turner

Definition

Cricket

  • noun a ‘turning’ wicket, providing conditions favourable to spin bowling
    Citation ‘The Australians, by winning the played-to-a-finish final Test, took the series by two to the one Verity won for England on a turner at Lord’s’ (John Arlott, WCM January 1984)
    Citation ‘When you have handled Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh on dusty turners in India, Ashley Giles wheeling away from over the wicket does not present the sternest challenge’ (Haigh 2005)
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