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  • noun Plural form of seamer.


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  • The only Sri Lankan pitch to help the seamers is at Dambulla, but that's just used for one-day internationals.

    'Bad' Pitches Make for Cracking Cricket

  • Like the country that hosts them, India 's pitches are hugely diverse, but like Sri Lanka's, most have little bounce or lateral movement for the seamers, and favor spin, but are frequently very batsman-friendly.

    'Bad' Pitches Make for Cracking Cricket

  • That he was still in company with the night watchman Toby Roland-Jones said much about the ineffectiveness of the Northamptonshire seamers, and it took the introduction, far too long delayed, of the off-spinner James Middlebrook before the partnership was broken.

    Dawid Malan gives Northants the runaround as Middlesex get upper hand

  • Northants have given themselves a result pitch at the County Ground, one with the occasional erratic bounce for the seamers and some first-day turn for spin, but such results come at the price of making things difficult for their batsmen.

    Andrew Hall's contribution for Northamptonshire may not be enough

  • Instead of a green surface that gives early encouragement to the seamers, like those in the first three Tests games of the series at Lord's, Trent Bridge and Edgbaston, this one was flat, true in bounce, didn't offer much lateral movement, and deteriorated so that it took spin later on.

    India's Heirs Are Not Apparent

  • It was very clear that we had to play our four seamers.

    Alastair Cook: 'I've always known I can play the one-day game'

  • English Flood of Runs Before the start of this Test match Andrew Hilditch, Australia's chairman of selectors, was asked to pass comment on the performance of Australia's seamers throughout this series.

    Australia Hoping to Stem

  • One is lack of penetration among their bowlers: their seamers continue to look tame and ineffectual, and their battery of defensive-minded spinners may be good at slowing the run rate in limited-overs matches but are easily milked for runs in test matches.

    Bangladesh's Promise Remains Unfulfilled

  • Now retired from international cricket but still captaining Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League, Gilchrist was also an excellent keeper who rarely made mistakes standing back to the seamers, and who could be lightning-fast standing up to spinners, most notably the great Shane Warne.

    Team's Fate is in Their Hands

  • The Indian subcontinent's low, slow, dusty pitches breed exotic spinners, seamers that take wickets with smarts as much as sinew and batsmen adept at working straight balls to leg.

    Battle for Global Cricket Supremacy Thrown Open


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