Sandshoe crusher

Sandshoe crusher
(cricket) ball aimed at the feet of the person batting

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • sandshoe crusher — noun A yorker bowled at the batsmans feet. 2002: Tony Greig was Australias main stumbling block to victory. Thommo worked out a solution to the problem, dismissing Greig in the 2nd innings with his famous sandshoe crusher! mdash; Cricket in the… …   Wiktionary

  • sandshoe crusher — Australian Slang (cricket) ball aimed at the feet of the person batting …   English dialects glossary

  • sandshoe crusher — /ˈsænʃu krʌʃə/ (say sanshooh krushuh) noun Cricket Colloquial (humorous) a yorker …  

  • Yorker — In cricket, a yorker is a delivery where the cricket ball bounces on the cricket pitch on or near the batsman s popping crease. Since a batsman in a normal stance has his feet on the popping crease, this means the ball is bouncing very near his… …   Wikipedia

  • yorker — noun /ˈjɔː(ɹ)kə(ɹ)/ a ball bowled so as to bounce at or near the batsmans popping crease Syn: sandshoe crusher …   Wiktionary

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