bump ball

noun

: a ball hit (as by a batsman in cricket) so that it strikes the ground and then rises
a fielder caught a bump ball and mistakenly thought he had caught the batsman out

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“Bump ball.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bump%20ball. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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