man of the match


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man of the match

The male athlete who performed best in a sporting match, especially a game of football (soccer), rugby, or cricket. Primarily heard in UK. Though his team lost, the captain's impressive display on the pitch led to him being named man of the match.
See also: man, match, of

the ˌman of the ˈmatch

(British English, sport) the man who plays the best in a game of football, cricket, etc.
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Recommendations S Aguero man of the match 1pt 13-2 Betfred, Paddy Power M Sakho man of the match 0.
They came tantalisingly close to beating Ireland and were well in the game against Wales as the selection of scrum-half Fabio Semenzato as man of the match testifies.
Man of the match awards were awarded but there were some outstanding team efforts.
Clean Sheet (1)' Key Goal Contribution (2)' Man of the Match (4)' Goal (6)
Recommendations B Hodgson man of the match 2pts 13-2 Betfred L Briers man of the match 1pt 6-1 Hills K Sinfield man of the match 1pt 8-1 Hills R Myler man of the match 0.
With Eaglescliffe pushing on, they were again hit on the break by Rangers, only for a quality individual goal from Man of the Match Kingsley Behan to earn the home side a point.
Tries came from Ben White, Jamie Lee-Fox and Chris Minors, and goals from Josh Worrall, Nathan Richardson and man of the match Thomas Wainwright.
Globelink Weststar Shipping bt Seven Seas Strikers by 6 runs Globelink Weststar Shipping 87 for 8 in 10 overs(Rana Kashif 2 for 18) Seven Seas Strikers 81 for 6 in 10 overs(Gulam Sahbier 29, Aqib 2 for 4) Man of the Match : Aqib.
If Paul Galvin was the man of the match then he should have got man of the match, but he kept going on about Paul Galvin not being in for man of the match because of this behaviour.
On Saturday they travelled to Brinkburn Road to take on Darlington 21st Allstars and drew 2-2 with goals both coming from Jack Gooding, who also picked up man of the match.
Nayeem was the man of the match for his 42 runs off 32 balls.
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Man of the Match - Liaqat Khan of P&IP 22 runs 7th Match - BDP VS TRAVELS BDP batted first with Oliver (28) and Hameen (10) set a target of 62 runs in 5 overs.
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2 for 34, Pravin Achthan 3 for 20) Man of the Match : Mashood C.