Crawl over

crawl over (something)

To climb over something on one's hands and knees. The baby crawled over the toys on the floor as if they weren't even there.
See also: crawl, over
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

Crawl over something

to cross over something by crawling. We crawled over the pile of boxes. Timmy crawled over the carpet and stood up at the coffee table.
See also: crawl, over
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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India appeared to have squandered the advantage given by Zaheer when they lost makeshift opener Irfan Pathan and Suresh Raina in Kulasekara's opening spell, but managed to crawl over the line.Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene was proud of his team's effort.
That is why India's target of 126 looked simple, but as soon as England bowled properly, it was a struggle for the home side to crawl over the line, even when their score was 98 for three in the 19th over.