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That might not sound very exciting but it is a vital quality for an opening batsman. The Sun (2016)The four specialist batsmen in the match contributed 96 runs between them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He will play as a specialist batsman and will not bowl. The Sun (2008)But he and the other bowlers did not make the batsmen play at enough deliveries. The Sun (2014)Perhaps the biggest disappointment is the failure of the young batsmen to adjust to conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Will the exciting young batsman get a game? Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is no different from a batsman in cricket facing the wicketkeeper while the bowler is already running in to bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The batsman can also be caught out, and the successful fielder then becomes the next batsman. Times, Sunday Times (2007)So if we wanted to pick a specialist batsman, he would be the guy. The Sun (2010)Now he's one of the hottest batsmen in world cricket. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He has played well in high-pressure games as a batsman. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Brilliant young Indian batsmen in as good form as anyone in the world right now. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He asked them to name the English batsmen in county cricket they felt were the hardest to dismiss. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And England found that cricket is a much harder game when the batsmen actually care whether they get out. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is an option to use him as a specialist batsman in some or all of the five one-day internationals. Times, Sunday Times (2006)After an edgy first innings, it was back to business as usual for the master batsman of county cricket. Times, Sunday Times (2011)As an opening batsman, you know you're setting the tone. Times, Sunday Times (2013)With the pitch likely to help quick bowlers, England should field six specialist batsmen. The Sun (2009)For a young batsman coming into Test cricket, the examination is largely mental and technical. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'batsman'
British English: batsman NOUN
The batsman in a game of cricket is the player who is batting.
He was the greatest batsman of his generation.
Definition of batsman from the Collins English Dictionary
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