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It's by no means definitive, but this link states that it's because, when overarm bowling was introduced, another fielder (to complement slip and point) was needed - this was the third fielder, hence third man. This link, however, gives a subtly diff
Like Philip Kendall said, in athletics, a person who throws a javelin is called a "javelin thrower". Collins Dictionary has an entry for "javelin thrower": (athletics) a person who throws a javelin There is the word "javelinier" (or "javelineer"), bu
A Universe Point is Ultimate's version of sudden death. When this is in effect, the team that scores a point, wins the match. This is usually put into effect when
There will be no Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the Tests against England, but the ‘T’ referral sign will be on display from Indians for the first time since 2011. (Reuters File)Why is the Decision Referral System (DRS) back in the news, and for once not el
1 and 1 means you're going to shoot a free throw and, if you make it, you're going to shoot another free throw. In terms of being "in 1 and 1" that means that if you get a non shooting foul, instead of the other team just getting the ball, they get t
Different sports organizations have different rules, but in general, if you have two participants that are tied for first place, the next participant is in third place, not second. Consider a race with a leader board. The top three participants are i
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http://www. newyorker. com/reporting/2013/09/02/130902fa_fact_collins 1, does this mean he quickly goes back to the corners from the center to hit those attacks that land so close to the baseline? 2, dig up a drop shot
Baseball purists have always argued that you can learn everything you need to know about a given baseball game by reading the box score. Indeed, virtually everything that happens during a game can be recorded on the score sheet and categorized numeri