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a particularly difficult or baffling question or problem

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Third over into the afternoon session, Herath got Haque to edge behind, and stumper Liton Das (12) followed, popping Dananjaya to Kusal Mendis at forward short-leg.
Mumbai: Opener Gautam Gambhir and middle order batsman Yuvraj Singh were yesterday axed while stumper Dinesh Karthik was rewarded for his good batting form with a berth in India's 15-member squad for next month's Champions Trophy cricket tournament in England.
Somerset's Jos Buttler, who took the gloves in the second Twenty20 in Mumbai, will now be the secondary stumper to county team-mate Craig Kieswetter.
Somerset's Jos Buttler, who took the gloves in the second Twenty20 in Mumbai will now be the secondary stumper to county team-mate Craig Kieswetter.
Somerset's Jos Buttler, who took the gloves in the second T20 in Mumbai, will now be the secondary stumper to county team-mate Craig Kieswetter.
The Sussex stumper has always been a brilliant counter-attacker - he scored a century on his Test debut and has never looked back - but he showed real grit and patience in his knock of 91.
LAHORE, October 10, 2011 (Frontier Star): Pakistans controversial stumper, Zulqarnain Haiders return to first-class cricket has been marked with controversy after he lashed out at some seniors including former captain Shahid Afridi and retired pacer Shoaib Akhtar for their comments on Pakistan cricket and PCB.
He is playing constant cricket and he needs to take a break and comeback afresh," the former stumper said.
Prior has been established as team director Andy Flower's first-choice stumper across the formats for some time now.
But Somerset stumper Kieswetter (pictured) caught the eye with some scintillating batting displays on England Lions' tour of the UAE and was summoned to join the senior squad when they flew to Dhaka.
LORD-ING IT: The victorious Blaydon squad of (back row, left to right) Peter Connolly (scorer), Geoffrey Stewart, Martin Pollard and Mark Drake and (front row, left right) Gary Stewart, Peter Howells (wicket-keeper), Allan Worthy (captain) and Graeme Bridge KEEN AS MUSTARD: Tynemouth Cricket Club's young wicketkeepers received tips from the very top when Durham and England stumper Phil Mustard joined the club's coaching team for a day (above and right)
It was only at the insistence of captain Michael Vaughan and coach Duncan Fletcher that he was preferred over the more accomplished stumper Chris Read to keep for England.
As a result, it became possible to directly duplicate the stumper.
While it's fairly simple to choose PCs and printers, the projector question can be a stumper.
Figuring it out is like tackling a piece of algebra rife with many X, Y and Z factors, but it's this stumper that writer, critic and journalist Greg Tate aims to explore in his book Midnight Lightning.