spin bowler


: a bowler who throws the ball so that it spins

Examples of spin bowler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An unsympathetic, failed, alcoholic cricketer Paddy (Bachchan) gives her new hope and trains her as a spin bowler with unconventional techniques, inventing a new style of bowling called ghoomer, with the ultimate goal of playing for India. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 16 Aug. 2023 The leg spin bowler took 708 wickets in test cricket, which was was the record for the most wickets taken by any bowler, until it was broken by Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 4 Mar. 2022 India’s ace spin bowler and batsman Ravichandran Ashwin also has decided to pull out. Biman Mukherji, Fortune, 26 Apr. 2021

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“Spin bowler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spin%20bowler. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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