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  • v. Present participle of cricket.
  • adj. That plays cricket.


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  • But in an era in which cricketers make absurd claims (Monty Panesar is the best left-arm spinner in English cricketing history according to Kevin Pietersen) Frindall's sense of perspective is more vital than ever.

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  • Brian Lara has often been described as a cricketing genius.

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  • This fresh minty morning, with its lackadaisical "cricketing," counterbalances so much caffeine, suggesting a new rhythm.

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  • I asked him if he was sure it wasn't "cricketing" state of health.

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  • The new product will include in-depth sports news, reviews, interviews, polls, betting odds, extended horse racing coverage, plus columns by expert commentators such as cricketing great Neil McKenzie and former Bok coach Jake White.

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  • After all what enhances the appreciation of the great game of cricket more than that newly introduced "break activity" when a pretty lass is culled from the crowd, based on her "cricketing" acumen, as part of the competition wherein a cricket-loving member of the audience will get a chance to be in a Bollywood item number.

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  • Under the test, which was introduced by the Howard government, prospective Australian citizens are quizzed on numerous topics relating to Australian culture such as cricketing great Don Bradman, legendary racehorse Phar Lap and Simpson's donkey.

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  • In view of this it is obvious something should be done to shorten play and to make the game more attractive for the cricketing public.

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  • Our grandfather, Tom Compson Trumble (1898 – 1970), known to the Peter Trumbles as “Pa,” and to the Colin Trumbles as “Cum-pa,” was the youngest of the six children of John William Trumble, the cricketing legend and solicitor of note, and his wife Susan (née Davies).

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  • But for the dwindling number of Australians who still make an issue of that, it must be even more irritating to discover that his first cricketing experiences came in the early 1980s in Caulfield, a suburb of Melbourne where, according to Wisden, his father, who works in insurance, had taken the family "in search of a less politically charged environment".

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