Definition of strike rate in English:

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strike rate

noun

The success rate of a sports team, typically in scoring goals or runs.
Example sentences
  • He also had a superb strike rate in Scotland - scoring 93 goals in 163 league starts for Queen of the South.
  • A better supply of early chances up front from midfield and the wingbacks would increase the strike rate and goals scored.
  • However, while they do remain the highest goal scorers for the season thus far, the strike rate is falling at an alarming rate.

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