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bowling average

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Definition of bowling average in English:

noun

Cricket
The number of runs conceded by a bowler per wicket taken.
Example sentences
  • For the rest of the bowlers, the difference in their bowling averages is at least five runs per wicket, while their strike rates dip alarmingly too.
  • Their dominance can also be gleaned by the difference between their batting and bowling averages during this period - it's nearly 15, even higher than the figure for Australia.
  • If he simply can't walk, the call goes out to the county circuit for the bloke with the combined highest places in the batting and bowling averages.

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