In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- His first ball was a no-ball, his second a full-toss, and his third ripped out of the rough for two byes.
- In the early weeks of this Ashes tour, it looked a little like our dream had come true, except that they wanted to play like us, what with the batting collapses, dropped catches, wides and no-balls.
- Defending their modest 151 total, Bangladesh made life even more difficult for themselves by conceding 30 extras including 12 no-balls and 10 wides.
- I propose that each batsman face only 90 balls (excluding no-balls and wides) and has to retire at the end of it if he is unbeaten.
- The no-ball counts for little apart from an extra run under the current front-foot rule, which gives the batsman little time to take advantage of it.
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