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addaword.gifdefinition of dilscoop

noun
a cricket stroke for which the player goes down on one knee to a good length or slightly short of length delivery off a fast or medium paced bowler and hits the ball over the head of the wicket keeper. The ball travels straight towards the boundary behind the wicket keeper.
And the batsman uses the dilscoop to score another six.
Submitted from Canada on 02/07/2009 17:25:00
Definition of dilscoop from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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