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skyer

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Pronunciation: /ˈskʌɪə
 
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(also skier)

Definition of skyer in English:

noun

Cricket
A hit which goes very high.
Example sentences
  • He was let off on 47 while trying to sweep Singh, but Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly failed to judge the skyer at mid-wicket.
  • By the time he was out, when the substitute Silva caught a skier at mid-wicket off Dilhara, India had effectively won the game.
  • Gupte would have the mortification of seeing mid-on or square-leg drop the skier.

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