Definition of batsman
: a batter especially in cricket
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The Twins tied the score in the bottom of the inning on an Adrianza sacrifice fly after a single and hit batsman.
The pitcher in those videos is the master of the mound, a man who paid little heed to batsman opposing him.
In Sunday’s match, Pakistan batted first and scored 338 runs during 50 overs, or turns at-bat, before all its batsmen were called out because of missed or caught balls.
India, which had easily defeated Pakistan in the opening match, was able to score only 158 runs before all its batsmen were called out after 30 overs.
Bowler Mohammad Amir then removed India's top three batsmen in quick succession.
A load of crap. ... Medieval slobs at the dinner table had better plate discipline than Padres batsmen.
Four hit batsmen isn’t unheard of at this point in the season —
After the Giants broke a 1-1 tie in the top of the fifth, Libertyville scored nine runs in the sixth on six hits, a pair of hit batsmen and a fielder's choice.
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Definition of batsman for English Language Learners
: a player who is batting especially in the game of cricket
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