lone hand

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Synonyms for lone hand

a person who avoids the company or assistance of others

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Glenn did really well at the Twenty20 World Cup, really one of the lone hands in our campaign in Bangladesh, so he's in great form.
Mawoyo played an unbeaten century (163) in the first innings, while an experienced Tatenda Taibu played a lone hand of 58 in their second essay.
Maynard then played a lone hand as a succession of partners came and went.
Jason Pyott, 61, completed a successful personal season with the bat for Bablake but, as so often, he fought a lone hand as his side were skittled for 116.
Australia captain Ricky Ponting played a lone hand for the tourists, but with 20 minutes left it looked like his innings would be in vain.
Left-handed batsman Ashwell Prince played a lone hand in keeping South Africa's sinking middle and lower-order intact as he scored 59 not out as Shakib ripped through in an impressive spell of five for 35 in 13 overs either side of lunch.
Of course, no lone hand can clap by itself: Nothing Damascus and Hizbullah do to ease tensions in Lebanon will succeed unless their respective counterparts (Washington and the March 14 Forces, for example) are ready to reciprocate.
Choudhry, a 21-year-old left-arm spinner who is currently on trial with the club, played almost a lone hand as Warwickshire's top order struggled in their first innings.
2) My focus here is on the social context of fashion-related images produced during World War I, especially those published in the arts and literature magazine The Lone Hand (1907-1921).
Smith didn't give much away about his starting line-up but barring any injuries Paul Dickov may well play a lone hand up front and Jackie McNamara at left-back.
Djibril Cisse's broken leg leaves the Reds' strike stocks desperately low and boss Rafael Benitez might be forced to ask Milan Baros to play a lone hand up front at the Spaniards' Riazor Stadium.
There was silence, and then one lone hand was raised.
He played a lone hand but eventually impressed me with the way he conducted himself in the leadership campaign.
Both were committed on Grant, playing a lone hand up front.