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a small cut

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a glancing contact with the ball off the edge of the cricket bat

hit a glancing blow with the edge of the bat

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cut slightly, with a razor

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Snicks and snippets of commercials and pop music (John Cougar, Alice Cooper, Bob Dylan) can barely be made out through the static.
Moore (22) was his next victim, caught off the glove by wicketkeeper Hegg, and then Graeme Hick (9) had the faintest of snicks carry to Hegg.
The throw is short and it snicks from gear to gear with a pleasingly slick action.
MING VAAS: The pace bowler's first over went: W, W, W, 4, wide, W, 0; 0-1: Hannan Sarkar is clean bowled; 0-2: Mohammad Ashraful dollies a return catch; 0-3: Ehsanual Haque snicks to second slip; 5-4: Sanwar Hossain is snared lbw by Vaas
A prod up or down with the tootsies snicks the machine slickly into the next gear.
There is a risk that he could surpass the quote because of catches and stumpings - he made up at 82 last time - but snicks and stumbles are an inexact science and his batting form alone justifies the wager, as does a career average make-up of just 36.