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doosra (ˈduːzrə Pronunciation for doosra

Definitions

noun

(cricket)
  1. a delivery, bowled by an off-spinner, that turns the opposite way from an off-break

Word Origin

C20: from Urdu, Hindi: second one, other one

Example Sentences Including 'doosra'

And Muralidaran's doosra and the actions of others will be watched from all corners.
Australian News Misc (2004)
And Muralitharan's doosra and the actions of some other bowlers will be watched from all corners.
Australian News Misc (2004)
But all he elicited from a fan: "Woh doosra to non-international hai na (The other guy is non-international).
Outlook India (2004)
But with his latest trick, the doosra -- or off spinner's leg break -- Muralitharan has tipped the balance of opinion against him.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)

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