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  • n. A left arm unorthodox spin bowler
  • n. A ball, bowled by a left arm unorthodox spin bowler, with the wrist action of a leg break, but which spins from off to leg for a right handed batsman
  • n. Or, conversely, such a ball bowled with the action of a googly.


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    November 30, 2007

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