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  • adj. describing the method of getting out in which the batsman takes longer than two minutes to appear on the field.
  • adv. Describing a wicket that has fallen by this means.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of time out.


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  • Cricket jargon - one of the ways in which a batsman can be given out. It occurs when an incoming batsman is not in position to take guard or for his partner to be ready to receive the next ball within 3 minutes of the fall of the previous wicket.

    December 3, 2007