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addaword.gifdefinition of carrom ball

noun
a carrom ball is the name of a style of bowling delivery used in cricket. The ball is released by flicking it between the thumb and a bent middle finger, in order to impart spin
The batsman is completely deceived by the carrom ball and is bowled.
Submitted by: Mahendra Mapagunaratne from Canada on 02/07/2009 16:45:00
Definition of carrom ball from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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