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  • v. Present participle of overpitch.


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  • And with this old ball, Bresnan, a picture of parsimony in his first spell as he calmed down the understandable overpitching overeagerness at the start of the Australian innings which nonetheless contributed to the abrasion of the ball, suddenly caused mayhem.

    Ashes 2010: England destroy Australia in fourth Test to retain urn

  • Without overpitching the play's inherent camp, Rolls also allows his first-rate cast a free rein.

    Les Parents Terribles - review

  • There is an imposing fantasticality in its configuraion worth months of artistic study: one does not easily tire of watching its slopes undulating against the north sky, -- and the strange jagging of its ridges, -- and the succession of its terraces crumbling down to other terraces, which again break into ravines here and there bridged by enormous buttresses of basalt: an extravaganza of lava-shapes overpitching and cascading into sea and plain.

    Two Years in the French West Indies

  • OVER 12: AUS 42/3 That's just liquid cricket from Watson, punishing Finn for overpitching and despatching it through the covers for four. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Simon Hughes on TMS fears Tremlett is overpitching slightly - anything wide outside off stump is slashed at by Hughes, who swings and misses as the Surrey seamer completes a maiden over.

    BBC News - Home


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