bowler bowler  /ˈboʊ lər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a cricketer who delivers the ball to the batsman in cricket
  2. (n) a player who rolls balls down an alley at pins
  3. (n) a felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brim

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. As the bowler moved in, Bradman revealed two more idiosyncrasies.
  2. Tendulkar waits for the bowler's delivery like a martial arts black belt ready to parry an opponentmoving quickly into position, flashing his bat to guide the ball where he will.
  3. Fifteen minutes later, Bowler Mensenberg had done the thing that most bowlers do only in their dreams.

News

  1. South Africa's Steyn passed fit for West Indies clash

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa pace bowler Dale Steyn has been passed fit for Friday's winner-takes-all Champions Trophy Group B clash against West Indies in Cardiff. A side strain kept Steyn out of South Africa's opening two matches of the tournament, but he bowled at full intensity in the nets on Thursday, a statement from Cricket South Africa said. The winner of Friday's match will join ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Cricket-South Africa's Steyn passed fit for West Indies clash

    CAPE TOWN, June 13 (Reuters) - South Africa pace bowler Dale Steyn has been passed fit for Friday's winner-takes-all Champions Trophy Group B clash against West Indies in Cardiff. A side strain kept Steyn out of South Africa's opening two matches of the tournament, but he bowled at full intensity in the nets on Thursday, a statement from Cricket South Africa said. The winner of Friday's match ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Chicago bowler of the half-century

    When bowling was big and Chicago was the bowling capital of the world, the greatest bowler in Chicago was Paul Krumske. And there’s one story about Paul Krumske they always tell. During one close match, Krumske suddenly keels over on the lane, grabbing his chest and gasping for breath. The match stops. Medical help is summoned, and Krumske is revived. He gamely declares that he will go on. By ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WBEZ 91.5 Chicago

Quotes

  1. "Unfortunately now my time is up," MacGill said in a Cricket Australia statement. "One of the treats for a bowler playing Test cricket is that you have a champion bowling up the other end. Bowling with some of crickets all time greats such as...
    on Jun 1, 2008 By: Stuart MacGill Source: AFP

  2. "You couldn't compare his record to Shane Warne's," Emerson said. "No one ever doubted the legality of Warne's action. Murali was a great competitor and a great bowler, but a lot of the time he just didn't bowl within the law."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Ross Emerson Source: Herald Sun

  3. "In my career I'd like to become a strike bowler and a new-ball bowler for England, but you have to earn that right" said Broad, who has been used as a fourth seamer in a five-man attack during the current Test. "I'm thoroughly enjoying Test...
    on Aug 10, 2008 By: Stuart Broad Source: Sportinglife.com

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