Monthly Archives: March 2016

Definition of the day: Gettable

A most achievable. not to say highly desirable total to chase, a target one is in imminent danger of accomplishing. Usage: “New Zealand make 153-8 from their 20 overs, that’s an eminently gettable total for England to progress to the World T20 … Continue reading

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Definition of the day #2: Get out of jail free card

“A fortuitous, lucky or downright spawny cricketing reversal, whereby defeat seemed certain but somehow circumstances conspire comically to contrive an unlikely victory.” Another highly appropriate term for today’s England v Afghanistan T20 World Cup game – a a big scare … Continue reading

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Definition of the day: Horlicks

“A calamitous catastrophe of an innings, which alternately teeters between comedy and disaster. How England usually bat when facing any form of spin.” Seems pretty appropriate today after England’s shocking first innings against Afghanistan in the World T20. From 85-7 … Continue reading

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Definition of the Day: weight of runs

An intangible pressure created by a team’s formidable total or in the shorter forms of the game, its monstrous run rate.  

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Definition of the Day: Fruity Wicket & Back for the World T20

Well spring has sprung, we’ve awoken from our winter slumbers, sniffed out our whites and begun to oil  our bat in anticipation of another glorious English summer. However although we’re in very early season form, it seems someone’s organised a very handy … Continue reading

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