Definition of the Day: Educated Edge

A half played-for, half streaky shot, which catches the outside edge and has elements of both luck and design in its composition. The educated edge somehow inevitably squirts away for runs, usually in the region between slips and gully, leaving the hard toiling bowler quietly fuming.

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Documenting the delights of cricket, one definition at a time. Written by former Cricinfo, Times, Wisden and Johnny Miller 96* journalist John Houlihan.
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