bat-pad

Australian Slang
cricket: close-in fielder

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • bat-pad — /ˈbæt pæd/ (say bat pad) noun Cricket → short leg. {from the notion that the fielder is in a position to catch balls which pop up from the bat or pad of the batter} …   Australian English dictionary

  • bat-pad — noun a) A fielding position very close to the batsman, square on the leg side, designed to catch the ball from a misplaced defensive shot b) a fi …   Wiktionary

  • Bat-pad — cricket: close in fielder …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • pad — [16] English has two words pad, both of them borrowed from Low German or Dutch. The ancestral meaning of pad ‘cushion’ seems to be ‘sole of the foot’, although that sense did not emerge in English until the 18th century. Flemish pad and Low… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • pad — [16] English has two words pad, both of them borrowed from Low German or Dutch. The ancestral meaning of pad ‘cushion’ seems to be ‘sole of the foot’, although that sense did not emerge in English until the 18th century. Flemish pad and Low… …   Word origins

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  • List of cricket terms — Cricket is a team sport played between two teams of eleven. It is known for its rich terminology. [http://content usa.cricinfo.com/ci/content/story/239756.html A glossary of cricket terms ] from CricInfo retrieved May 13 2008]… …   Wikipedia

  • Glossary of cricket terms — Cricket is a team sport played between two teams of eleven. It is known for its rich terminology.[1][2][3] Some terms are often thought to be arcane and humorous by those not familiar with the game.[4] This is a general glossary of the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Test matches in England in 2005 — There were seven Test matches played in England in 2005. The first two were against Bangladesh, the bottom ranked test team. England started this series ranked second in the LG ICC Test Championship table.The remaining tests were played for the… …   Wikipedia

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