Share this entry
long hop Line breaks: long hop

Definition of long hop in English:


A short-pitched, easily hit ball: he fascinated spectators by bowling slow full tosses and deliberate long-hops
More example sentences
  • Yardy finally attempted one big hit too far and slapped a long hop to Ashraful at midwicket.
  • The bowlers were instructed to bowl a series of slow long hops and full tosses, these aided by the fielders' feet across the boundary line.
  • During the first innings, suffering from dizziness, he bowled surely his worst-ever spell, sending down a trail of long hops before admitting defeat and returning to his bed.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources