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scorcher

1. n. a very hot day. This is really a scorcher, isn’t it?
2. n. a caustic remark. Bob made a real scorcher about Tom’s shoes.
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CHOCOLATE lovers might want to put their Easter eggs in the fridge as the Bank Holiday looks set to be a scorcher.
Yasir Arafat should have been run out, but Sixers skipper Moises Henrique failed to take the bails cleanly as the Scorchers prevailed.
As Scorchers players, including non-striker and England outcast Michael Carberry, celebrated joyously, Lee fell to his knees beside the stumps, crestfallen.
He also played for Kings XI Punjab in the IPL in 2008 and 2009 and for Duronto Rajshahi in the Bangladesh Premier League in 2013, apart from his 37 appearances for Scorchers.
27) at the same venue while Otago head to Jaipur to take on Perth Scorchers on Wednesday (Sept.
The Lancashire overseas ace retired from four-day and one-day cricket Down Under approximately 14 months ago, but opted to continue playing Twenty20 cricket for the Perth Scorchers in the Big Bash.
25am; Big Bash, Perth Scorchers v Sydney Thunder - Sky Sports 2 10am; third day of the third Test from Sydney, Australia v Sri Lanka - Sky Sports 1 11.
CRICKET: Hobart Hurricanes v Perth Scorchers, T20 Big Bash League, SS2 (8am).
Live Twenty20 Cricket Hobart Hurricanes v Perth Scorchers Sky Sports 2, 8.
45 Sky Sports Classics Live Twenty20 Cricket Hobart Hurricanes v Perth Scorchers Sky Sports 2, 8.
CAPE TOWN: Ajit Agarkar's all-round display backed by a composed half century from Virender Sehwag helped Delhi Daredevils beat Perth Scorchers by three wickets and move a step closer to a semifinal berth in the Champions League Twenty20 yesterday.
After easily beating the Perth Scorchers in their opener the South Africans, coached by former Glamorgan and England batsman Maynard, ensured they remained top of Group A after posting 172 for four batting first.
Jacques Rudolph and Henry Davids got the boundaries flowing in the opening match of the Champions League Twenty20, the Titans duo orchestrating a 39-run victory over Perth Scorchers.
NASHVILLE'S powerhouse foursome, Jason & the Scorchers, will certainly crank-up the heat at the Cluny on Sunday night.
You might know ``Farmer Jason'' better as the fiery frontman of punk hee-hawers Jason and the Scorchers.