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hit the ball twice


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  • n. A rule ("law" in cricket) which when invoked results in the dismissal of a batsman (out), whereby the batsman has deliberately hit the ball with his bat a second time for a reason other than to protect his wicket.
  • adv. In accordance with this rule against hitting the ball a second time.


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  • Cricket jargon - one of the ways in which a batsman can be given out. It occurs when the ball is in play, strikes any part of the batsman or his bat and, before the ball has been touched by a fielder, he willfully strikes it again with his bat or person.

    December 3, 2007