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noun (plural pacemen)Cricket
A fast bowler.
- 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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