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a knot having the shape of the numeral 8

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15 with career-best figures of eight for seven against Surrey.
He was awarded his county cap in 2002, the season in which he took career- best figures of eight for 46 against Sussex at Edgbaston and made a highest score of 91 in a last wicket stand of 214 against Hampshire.
This confused our hero so thoroughly that after looking for Gunther without success, while the despairing Bochum bench shouted "acht, acht" and drew figures of eight in the air, he was substituted after nine of the most fruitless minutes ever.
He notched world-record figures of eight wickets for just 19 runs.
Steve Patterson took five for 77 to finish with career-best match figures of eight for 94 as Leicestershire, following-on after making 116 in their first innings, were all out for 309 second time around.
Leicestershire paceman Broad is in confident mood after inspiring his county to victory with an awesome personal performance against Derbyshire last week, withd match figures of eight for 116 in addition to 131 unbeaten runs with the bat.
Leicestershire paceman Broad is in confident mood after inspiring his county to victory with an awesome personal performance against Derbyshire last week, which comprised match figures of eight for 116 in addition to 131 unbeaten runs with the bat.
Kabir Ali and Steve Kirby returned figures of eight for 53 and six for 51 respectively on a chaotic day in which 25 wickets fell.
The home side were helped by three wickets apiece from Steffan Jones and Caddick, who finished with match figures of eight for 146.
The special Millennium extravaganza, hosted by Gaby Roslin and David Dimbleby, recorded average figures of eight million between 8pm and 1am, said the BBC spokeswoman.
His match figures of eight for 126 were slightly inferior to the eight for 116 he claimed against Gloucester last season.
Kumble completed an outstanding haul when Nathan Bracken was caught in the deep by Ajit Agarkar to give the leg spinner figures of eight for 141.
Schofield, the 20-year-old leg spinner, finished with four for 60 and match figures of eight for 116, while Yates recorded four for 91 and match figures of eight for 155.
The 26 year-old recorded career best figures of eight for 50 to roll Lancashire over for just 161 an hour after lunch.