Definitions

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  • n. a limited overs cricket match that starts in the afternoon and continues into the evening under floodlights

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Examples

  • A draw that was so long it threatened to become a day-nighter eventually came down to two teams, Spain and England, to go into the easier Group H or the far harder Group I containing France.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • David Hussey made an impressive 61 not out in the opening match of the one-day series on Sunday, and will fly to Perth on Wednesday for Friday's day-nighter against Sri Lanka.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • Speaking of which, add the game in Oklahoma City and the surviving game at Minute Maid and you're up to 36x9=324 innings with five split squad days - four concurrent and one day-nighter.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • But with the defending champion Bulls and the Bushrangers locked together on 21 points heading into their final match of the preliminary competition, the winner of Saturday's day-nighter will leapfrog the Tigers on the ladder and earn hosting rights for the final the following Saturday.

    Sportal.com.au - Latest News Headlines

  • TRAIN The Ghan's Red Service day-nighter seats A$716 a person; Gold Service sleeper A$1973; ultra-luxury Platinum Service A$2987; takes two nights; leaves twice a week.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • The first of the three-match series will be a day-nighter as will be the second match at the same venue.

    The Daily Star

  • It may be a day-nighter in Bangladesh, but that means it's slightly more sociable hours for those of us back in the UK.

    BBC - Ouch

  • Ramirez, acquired on waivers from the Dodgers on Tuesday, went 3 for 8 in the day-nighter on Saturday.

    Red Sox & MLB - BostonHerald.com

  • All-rounder Afridi was skippering Pakistan, as a stand-in for Mohammad Yousuf, in Sunday's day-nighter when the incident occurred.

    BBC - Ouch

  • All-rounder Afridi was skippering Pakistan, as a stand-in for Mohammad Yousuf, in Sunday's day-nighter when the incident occurred,

    BBC - Ouch

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