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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overpitch.

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Examples

  • His one overpitched delivery did seem to wobble a bit but Irfan looks like a man without too much bowling behind him and still working out his best approach.

    England v Pakistan – as it happened!

  • The third ball was overpitched to leg, and Wright, who, like most country players, hit freely to leg, turned half, and caught this ball exactly right, and sent it whizzing for five.

    A Terrible Temptation A Story of To-Day

  • Ah, bubbles a little flat, Laxman's on the attack - leaning into an overpitched one to drill through cover for a majestic four, and then repeating the trick to gasps from the still-settling crowd.

    BBC News - Home

  • Slightly too straight and slightly overpitched by Welegedara, and Morgan crunches it off the front foot through mid-on for four!

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

  • The next one's slightly overpitched, and Cook works it with excellent economy of movement through mid-wicket for another three.

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

  • A misfield from Bopara in the deep led to Redmond turning for a second; he was stranded half way down when McCullum sent him back, but Kieswetter's overpitched throw went right through the bowler Broad.

    The Guardian World News

  • Gul immediately narrowed the margin by driving the first ball of the day for four wide of mid-on when James Anderson overpitched, after the tourists had begun needing just eight runs from their final wicket to scupper England's plans.

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  • Gul had immediately narrowed the margin - driving the first ball of the day for four wide of mid-on when James Anderson overpitched, after the tourists began the day needing just eight runs from their final wicket to pass the follow-on in reply to

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  • This is a ragbag from Broad, short, then overpitched, then full, then a full toss.

    The Guardian World News

  • The last ball of the over, though, is overpitched and Trott gets it away for four through the offside.

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

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