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  • Mukund was jettisoned after three straight failures, while Kohli is likely to make his first appearance of the series at the Oval, but struggled against short-pitched bowling against West Indies last month.

    Tale of Woe for Weary Indians

  • Andrew Strauss has said England are prepared for a barrage of short-pitched bowling if Australia try to test their courage in the Perth Test

    The Ashes 2010-11: Barmy Army in raptures while Australia mourns

  • His abrupt departure from the Test team was partly the result of poor form: after those first seven Tests, Kambli could barely buy a run, as opposition teams exploited his weakness against short-pitched pace bowling, and he developed a fatal tendency to drive the ball aerially into the hands of the gully fielder.

    Vinod Kambli Retires, Capping a Tragic Talent Show

  • Until he sorts out his glaringweakness against short-pitched bowling, fast bowlers around the worldwill see him as a walking wicket.

    India's Heirs Are Not Apparent

  • Stuart Broad set the pattern with his aggressive short-pitched bowling.

    Paul Collingwood praises England's application after Pakistan drubbing

  • That didn't stop England peppering Amla on Monday with a succession of short-pitched deliveries and packing the legside, close-in field.

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  • Flintoff was desperate to adorn this day with some extravagant strokeplay but he was rendered strokeless by Mitchell Johnson's determination to pin him to the crease with some fast, short-pitched bowling and he flayed, flat-footed and woodenly, at his nineteenth delivery and departed for just seven.

    Strauss Must Hope Pitch Will Turn

  • Laxman played a horrible shot to a short-pitched ball on the leg stump and gave a catch straight to square-leg.

    Cricket: India v. Pakistan match.

  • Flower bowled him a short-pitched, fast ball, rather wide of the off-stump.

    The Wonder

  • The ball, short-pitched, whizzes just over Caesar's head.

    The Hill A Romance of Friendship


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