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  • n. the feat of a bowler taking ten wickets in a match

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Examples

  • Tom Christie was the sort who knew a verse-or ten-for every occasion, and if he didn't beat his daughter physically, had almost certainly been doing it verbally.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • Ask Steven: A ten-for and a pair of spectacles, where Tom will beat Pidge, a Bradman-special PO Box, and more Alec Bedser was an impressive figure of a man, and his feats with the ball were befittingly large

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  • Ask Steven: A ten-for and a pair of spectacles, where Tom will beat Pidge, a Bradman-special PO Box, and more Play Lufthansa Fantasy Cricket and other games!

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  • Ask Steven: A ten-for and a pair of spectacles, where Tom will beat Pidge, a Bradman-special PO Box, and more Alec Bedser was an impressive figure of a man, and his feats with the ball were befittingly large Play Lufthansa Fantasy Cricket and other games!

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  • He did, however, single out Steyn's bowling, which gave him his fourth ten-for in a Test.

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  • You know, something like: 'If Colly can just hold an end up while Swann makes a double century, then Sidebottom takes a ten-for, we can still win this'.

    The Guardian World News

  • "Keep heart," says Craig Woddhouse, "If Colly can just hold an end up while Sidey makes a double century, then Swann takes a ten-for, we can still win this.

    The Guardian World News

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