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medium-pacer

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Definition of medium-pacer in English:

noun

Cricket
1A seam bowler who bowls at a medium pace.
Example sentences
  • He was bowling like an ordinary medium-pacer and the fielders were moving around listlessly.
  • To differentiate between fast bowlers, medium-pacers and spinners would only further complicate the issue.
  • Kepler has taken on board my style of bowling and has underlined my belief that I am a strike bowler and not a stock medium-pacer.
1.1A ball bowled at medium pace: young Swift stole the show with his medium-pacers
More example sentences
  • Nevertheless, two of the top order succumbed to his medium-pacers.
  • His medium-pacers have been increasingly used to good effect and his ten Championship wickets to date have come at 27.3 runs apiece which is a lower average than any of his colleagues.
  • In fact, when he wasn't sending down his medium-pacers for Middlesex in the Eighties, Hughes was also attempting to carve out a sideline as a journalist.

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