bowl out

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bowl out

1. verb In cricket, to cause a batsman to be out by bowling a ball to them and striking the wicket. A noun or pronoun can be used between "bowl" and "out." I can't believe I got bowled out again!
2. noun In cricket, a method of deciding a tie game in which five players from each team bowl at an unguarded wicket. The team with the most hits is awarded the win. In this usage, the phrase is often hyphenated. Well, if it's a tie score, the game will have to be decided by a bowl-out.
See also: bowl, out

bowl out

v.
Chiefly British In the game of cricket, to retire some batsman with a bowled ball that knocks the bails off the wicket. Used chiefly in the passive: They played well but were bowled out shortly after lunch.
See also: bowl, out
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Fran Wilson's 81 and 46 from Knight kept England in contention but they fell short in the end, bowled out for 246.
Debutant Hazrat claimed five wickets for 68 runs and Imran snappedup 464 as Hyderabad Hawks was bowled out for 242 in their second innings.
Teddy Williams with 2-14 and James Herbert with 2-18 finished the job off as Neyland were bowled out for just 59.
Australia were bowled out for 175 in reply off the final ball of the match despite a spectacular third-wicket partnership of 118 from 64 balls between Glenn Maxwell and ron Finch.
Shields were all out for 72 but then bowled out City for 62.
It was the right decision as Glamorgan were bowled out for only 157 in their first innings in 45.4 overs with Middlesex replying with 169 for four - a lead of 12 with Rogers still there on 81.
That three-day outing at Taunton, during which they were flayed by the Somerset batsmen as well as being bowled out for 224 in the first innings, has been the tourists only match action since arriving from the West Indies, where they edged a three-match series 1-0.
"To have three run outs in the top six means you are going to be bowled out cheaply.
In reply, the Bears also struggled and despite 21 from Sanjay Adi and 10 from Vivin Shah, the Bears were bowled out for 73.
Collymore finished on 12 not out as the West Indies were bowled out for 163.
Fazal Subhan made a fighting 57 off 98 balls with seven boundaries as Karachi Dolphins was bowled out for 222 in 77th over of the day in reply to PQA's first innings score of 220.
Spinners Prem Sisodiya (3-4) and Tom Bevan (3-5) saw Thoverton bowled out for a miserly 54 with opener Sam Wall (23no) seeing Cardiff home in style.
Delph & Dobcross are already favourites to up from the Championship, and they underlined their potential when Tom Wood (106no) and John Morris (127) put on a double century opening stand against Thongsbridge in a 264-1 tally, before Paul Jewitt (five for 20) and Imran Lohdi (three for 18) bowled out the visitors for 88.
They were bowled out for 130, with Durham's Phil Mustard top-scoring with 31 off 60 balls.
At the KCC Stadium, Zone-III grabbed three points for the first innings lead against Zone-I despite being bowled out for 82 in the second innings after making 251 in their first outing.