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Synonyms for bowler

a cricketer who delivers the ball to the batsman in cricket

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a player who rolls balls down an alley at pins

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a felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brim

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It was a sight to see the professionals bowling like demons for the hard cash, for whenever a stump was hit a pound was tossed to the bowler and another balanced in its stead, while one man took #3 with a ball that spreadeagled the wicket.
No subtleties are lost up there; and if ever a bowler was full of them, it was A.
With a pitch to help me, I'd have done something big; as it is, three for forty-one, out of the four that fell, isn't so bad for a slow bowler on a plumb wicket against those fellows.
For the first time that morning the Fynes saw the front door of the awful house open and the objectionable young man issue forth, his rascality visible to their prejudiced eyes in his very bowler hat and in the smart cut of his short fawn overcoat.
Away runs Jack, shouting and trusting to the chapter of accidents; but the bowler runs steadily under it, judging every spin, and calling out, "I have it," catches it, and playfully pitches it on to the back of the stalwart Jack, who is departing with a rueful countenance.
The scouts were hot and tired; the bowlers were changed and bowled till their arms ached; but Dumkins and Podder remained unconquered.
K A R A C H I -- Bangladeshi fast bowler Mohammad Shahid hopes wisdom prevails and everything turns good in the life of Indian pacer Mohammad Shami, on whom the adultery and domestic violence claims have been made by his wife Hasin Jahan.
CREWE chairman John Bowler has claimed the beleaguered League Two club are being as "transparent" as possible about their former youth coach and convicted child abuser Barry Bennell.
Going for glory This bowler allows herself a smile as she aims to seal victory
Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar says Babar Azam needs to prove himself as a Test match batsman.
Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir has remained under scrutiny of both media and cricket fans, ever since his return to international cricket after serving five-year ban.
Summary: Rajkot (Gujarat) [India], Nov 5 (ANI): Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has defended Mohammed Siraj over his poor international debut in second T20I against New Zealand, saying that the latter will come better than yesterday after learning from his mistakes.
You become a better bowler when you bowl well against a batsman like Kohli.
THE top individual bowler prize in Veterans League bowling is the Rose Bowl, sponsored once again this year by Armitage Leisure Services, which has been won by a bowler from Section 2 of the 10-Man League.
Dubai: There is no better sight than a keen contest between bat and ball, but the laws of cricket are heavily loaded against the bowler.