Entry from British & World English dictionary
The number of runs conceded by a bowler per wicket taken.
- For the rest of the bowlers, the difference in their bowling averages is at least five runs per wicket, while their strike rates dip alarmingly too.
- Their dominance can also be gleaned by the difference between their batting and bowling averages during this period - it's nearly 15, even higher than the figure for Australia.
- If he simply can't walk, the call goes out to the county circuit for the bloke with the combined highest places in the batting and bowling averages.
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