Definition of paceman in English:

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paceman

Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪsman/

noun (plural pacemen)

Cricket
A fast bowler.
Example sentences
  • It was not just spinners who bowled with a leg slip; often pacemen did so as well.
  • He understands that bowlers tire after long spells, and handles all his pacemen judiciously.
  • They will consist of five specialist batsmen, one wicket keeper, two allrounders, three pacemen and two spinners.
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