batting average

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Synonyms for batting average

(baseball) a measure of a batter's performance

(an extension of the baseball term) the proportion of times some effort succeeds

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The world's most successful bowler, who was eight short of the 800-wicket mark in his final appearance, trapped batting record holder Tendulkar leg-before for eight before stumps on the third day.
Baron, whether it was playing Little League, starring at Hart, earning Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-America honors at Northwestern or his UCLA single-season batting record, took the Joe DiMaggio approach to keeping strikeout totals to a minimum.
The league batting record was previously held by Golcar's John Cooper.
While a batting record is certainly backed by the benefit of certain factors, it's undeniable how the art of batsmanship has undergone a major change with the advent of Twenty20 cricket, reshaping the batsman's technique and thinking along the way.
The report mentioned that McCullum was at the crease for nearly 13 hours, creating another Test batting record for his country, adding that the draw in this match, along with the 40-run NZ win in the first Test at Eden Park, meant that India has now gone 14 Tests without a win away from home.
The previous batting record of 25 hours was set in October by Australian batsman Jade Child.
Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has announced his retirement from one-day cricket, putting an end to a glorious 23-year-old career in the short format of the game, in which he holds almost every batting record.
And despite a phenomenal record of 20 Test centuries by the age of 27, Swann believes his batting record could even improve after succeeding Andrew Strauss in the five-day game.
At 32 years of age, KP could smash every England batting record so long as his passion and desire remains.
Tendulkar is the holder of virtually every major batting record in test and one-day cricket, including most runs and most centuries in either form, and most believe a World Cup win will complete his career of achievements.
If there is a blip on the England opener and vice-captain's CV it is his modest Ashes batting record.
Second in the voting poll was Neston skipper Jack Smith, who also broke his club's batting record with an even higher tally of 1,148 runs.
His batting record since he took over as captain has been brilliant.
However, his batting record as captain has been excellent with a Test average of 64.
England are anxious to utilise Vaughan's leadership experience and impressive batting record against Australia during this summer's Ashes.