an all-rounder

an all-rounder

  (British & Australian)
someone who is good at many different things, especially in sport The most recent member of the England team is a good all-rounder.
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However, Hadlee had a special place for former West Indian captain Sir Gary Sobers as an all-rounder.
I class myself as an all-rounder now but still find people probably see me more as a bowler who bats, even though last year I did back myself up by scoring a lot of runs like an all-rounder should.
The last few years have shown that my body cannot handle the strains and stresses that come with being an all-rounder, playing all three formats for up to 10 months a year.
He is a great player and an all-rounder," said Kings XI Punjab co-owner Priety Zinta.
NEW Kiwi recruit Warren McSkimming insists he bought an all-rounder ticket when he signed up to travel 22,000 miles to play cricket for Grange.
Therefore he is not really an all-rounder, and if you can get short at 45 with Spreadex, have a reasonable stake.
But I enjoy bowling, and the best way for me to get into the England side is as an all-rounder.
It remains my aspiration to be available for the 2015 World Cup but, at the same time I know as an all-rounder approaching my 38th birthday, I will need to assess my future in the game season by season.
He has got an injury that is just lingering and I think he'll come back as an all-rounder because that's what he is.
He has an injury that is just lingering and I think he'll come back as an all-rounder because that's what he is.
He went straight in and said 'I'm an all-rounder, I'm an all-rounder' and he's probably still shouting it.
An all-rounder who has played senior league cricket in Lancashire, Singh is a full-time ECB coach based at Old Trafford.
He was the last cricketer (to win it) and an all-rounder too, so to receive it from him was great.
It will be up to skipper Mark Turner as to which of his attributes he chooses to use, but he will also have a couple more new signings including Muhammad Azam Hussain, an all-rounder from Manchester, who has played in the Cleveland League.
Lewis has remained extremely fit and could play a vital role in Surrey's Twenty20 campaign as an all-rounder," he said.
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