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stumper

n. a shoe. (Streets. Usually plural.) Make those stumpers shine!
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If I get the opportunity to officiate in international arena I'd definitely excel; I'm confident of it," said the eternally optimistic ex- stumper.
In a statement read at the inquest on Monday, Hayley's grandmother Sylvia Stevenson said Dr Stumper had "barked" at her when she asked about her grandchild's care on November 10.
88) and stumper Tom Kemp with 30 victims (22 catches, 8 stumpings) to thank for their promotion-winning season behind the champions.
Benwell Hill stumper Nicholson has been struggling with a finger injury, but is hoping to play with a specially made protective case.
Bedfordshire are led by wicketkeeper James Knott, son of legendary England stumper Alan Knott, and include the long-serving Andy Roberts and former Sussex seamer Shaun Rashid.
Jones will share the wicket-keeping duties with former Abergavenny rival and Glamorgan stumper Mark Wallace.
Wardens batted first and made 139-8 with Paul Henderson top scoring on 54 not out while skipper James Jordan (25) and stumper Steve Byng provided the best back-up with Hitesh Majuder (3-28) the most successful bowler.
But I also recognized that subscribers didn't need excess traffic on the list, as a stumper for a non-librarian is often the information professional's everyday task.
Summary: I am comfortable batting at any position, says the stumper
AUSSIE stumper Brad Haddin will miss the Second Test at Lord's for family reasons.
Five wickets for Ian Bray and three for Jason Longmore, along with five catches behind by Marsden stumper and skipper Matt Butters saw Almondbury back for 154, which posed few problems for the home side, as Martin Kyle (37) and Steve Butters (42) shared a half-century stand for the first wicket, before Honey Garg (43) joined Butters in a 66-run stand for the second.
Waqar admitted that the blunders made by stumper Kamran Akmal- who gifted a double reprieve to Ross Taylor- proved costly for Pakistan as the beneficiary went on to hit an unbeaten 131 to guide New Zealand to victory.
Somerset stumper Kieswetter's swift promotion to the England 50-over and Twenty20 sides may limit his county appearances and at 9-2 Jones looks the value.
The visitors, with 14 points under their belt going into their 11th match, lost an early wicket -- that of James Hopes, who poked his bat at a fine out-swinger from Pollock off the first ball he faced and nicked to stumper Pinal Shah.