English Language Learners Definition of batsman. : a player who is batting especially in the game of cricket. See the full definition for batsman in the English Language Learners Dictionary.
The batsman in a game of cricket is the man who is batting. The batsman rose on his toes and played the rising ball down into the ground. He was the greatest batsman of his generation.
Any player, regardless of their area of special skill, is referred to as a batsman, batswoman or batter while they are actually batting. However, a player who is in the team principally because of their batting skill is referred to as a specialist batsman/batswoman/batter , or simply batsman/batswoman/batter , regardless of whether they are currently batting.
a batsman is said to have a start when they successfully avoid being dismissed for very few runs; in Australia, this is generally understood to mean a score of twenty runs. Once a batsman survives this initial period and becomes established, batting generally becomes easier as they have settled into a rhythm and have adapted to the playing conditions and are less vulnerable, so they are then expected to convert their starts into big scores.
a batsman is said to have a start when he successfully avoids being dismissed for very few runs; in Australia, this is generally understood to mean a score of twenty runs. Steaming in a bowler taking a fast run-up to bowl is said to be steaming in.
As a batsman in cricket there are a number of different ways in which bowlers will try to target you. Some will try to swing the ball back in towards you and hit your pads in the hope you’ll be...
A batsman who is equally good at leaving the ball is rated highly especially in Test Cricket. That is why batsmen insist on standing in the same position during the practice so that the position of the off stump is etched in the mind’s eye.
For batsmen, strike rate is a number that represents an average of how many runs that batsman scores for every 100 balls that they face. A high batting strike rate indicates a more aggressive batsman that scores quickly, whereas a lower strike rate is a characteristic of a more conservative batsman.