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a particularly difficult or baffling question or problem

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The gloves might have been expected to land in Jos Buttler's hands, after all he is the white ball wicket keeper and had a spell as Test stumper when he first played back in 2014.
FORMER India stumper Farokh Engineer says it was M.
The former England stumper played with Gooch in the Ashes-winning team of 1985, but he has promised to step into the job with fresh eyes and not old loyalties.
West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo defended his stumper, insisting he genuinely thought the ball hadn't touched the ground.
Summary: Mumbai: Opener Gautam Gambhir and middle order batsman Yuvraj Singh were yesterday axed while stumper ...
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.
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.
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.
The furore surrounding the incident may have made the headlines last week but according to Russell, the episode will not be playing on the stumper's mind when he tries to keep up his good form in this week's third Test, which starts at Southampton on Thursday.
LAHORE, May 24 -- Former Pakistan coach Intikhab Alam has denied making match-fixing allegations against stumper Kamran Akmal.
Jones will share the wicket-keeping duties with former Abergavenny rival and Glamorgan stumper Mark Wallace.
The Wearside stumper fell just two runs short of his career-best score recorded at Northampton last year.
"It's a fantastic opportunity for Tim," said Prior, currently in Pakistan, deputising for England stumper Geraint Jones.