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We’re hear to help you beat the jargon. Bellow are some of our favorite cricketing words..

Dibbly-dobbly — Derogatory term applied to slow-medium paced bowling even less threatening than that of a trundler.

Duck — When a batsman is out without scoring any runs.

Jaffa — Good or unplayable ball, typically one that bounces and leaves the bat late in its trajectory.

Nightwatchman — In a Test cricket, a tail-ender sent in when a wicket falls near the end of a day’s play.

Seam — The six rows of raised stitching around the equator of a cricket ball.