Shortened form of how's that? (sense 2). (see how1).
More example sentences
- Women cricketers make a pitch for sponsorship - howzat!
- Shouts of "Howzat!" resounded across a Beijing football pitch as Chinas cricketers battled yesterday for victory in the first final of the National Cricket Tournament.
- Let me ask if a 'HOWZAT?' cry is cheating when the batsman is clearly not out?