carry your bat
carry (one's) bat
In cricket, to have not gotten out at the end of one team's completed innings. If our best player can carry his bat, then we have a good chance to win the game.
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carry your bat(of an opening batsman or top-order batsman) remain not out at the end of your team's completed innings.
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