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Learn more about Duck (cricket) In cricket, a duck denotes a batsman getting out for a score of zero and usually used in the saying "Out for a duck". Originally called a "duck's egg" because of the "0" shape in the scorebook. A batsman who is out for
These codes refer to the draw size of various aspects of the tournaments. For each category of the tournament, the number of participants in the main draw (the main tournament) is listed. S: Singles tournament D: Doubles tournament X: Mixed doubles t
At its core, what a 'rebuilding' team means is that it's going through a losing stretch that's expected, because it doesn't have the tools needed to be competitive. As such: Expensive free agents are avoided. Young kids are given a better chance to p
"Ripper" has been an Australian term of delight ("What a Ripper!"; "You little Ripper! "; "Let 'er Rip") for many years now. More analagous and quite common amongst country male folks : " You bloody ripper ". Which literally means 'Bloody bottler, yo
BEN GRAHAM: Now here we are at home plate. I'm standing in the batter's box from a right-handed batter's perspective. The box will just be a little box drawn in chalk around me, just like I'm just drawing here with the edge of the bat, gives the batt
Why is a “squeeze bunt” referred to as such? Although not explicitly stated, context could be used to gain insight on the coining of this phrase
Pass-rushers play the most physically demanding position in the NFL. They have to keep outside containment responsibilities in the running game while dominating offensive tackles on their way to quarterback sacks. If they aren't linemen in a 4-3 defe
Quick vs Fast Difference between quick and fast is not easy to grasp as it is very slight. Therefore, you see quick and fast as two words that are often confused in usage. This is because of the appearing similarity between their meanings and connota
I believe that when commentators shout "score!" when a player scores, it's more often than not preceded by "he shoots". Therefore, what the commentators really say is: "he shoots, he scores!". But they say it at a very rapid pace that to any regular
The referee is shouting 'Use It'. He is asking the team with possession of the ball to use the ball, and (in most cases) warning that if they do not, they will lose possession of it to the other team. Some referees even say 'Use it or lose it'