Definition of short-pitched in English:

short-pitched

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adjective

Cricket
  • (Of a delivery) bowled so that the ball bounces relatively near the bowler: fast, short-pitched bowling
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    • He put in a far improved show and he targeted batsmen with short-pitched deliveries rising to their chest.
    • More recently the number of short-pitched deliveries were restricted and in fact banned in the one day game.
    • His combination of the short-pitched ball and the yorker could well turn out to be a potent combination in this match.

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