Although he did not start the next two games, he was 1-for-2, either pinch-hitting
The younger Fukuda is essentially pinch-hitting
for Koizumi, who finds himself unable to lead China diplomacy.
Lancashire also employed a pinch-hitting
opener in Glen Chapple and he did complete a maiden one-day half century off 41 balls, contributing 52 to a stand of 83 with Mike Atherton before he went down the pitch and was stumped in Phillips' first over.
Jesus Guzman, Justin Turner, Matt Adams and Evan Gattis are among the hopefuls who over the last few seasons have excelled at pinch-hitting
and in doing so earned more regular playing time.
Steve Brye would have pinch-hit in the 9th, and he struck out in his actual pinch-hitting
role, so his strikeout stands.
for Jarrod Saltalamacchia, worked a full count against Valverde, then hit a line drive over the scoreboard in right-center.
Jamshed operated as a pinch-hitting
batsman and provided the foundation for victory with a quickfire 50 that took Wolves to 64 without loss after nine overs.
Croft, discarded by the England selectors this summer, was named the man-of-the-match for an all-round performance that included an economical 10-over spell of 2-36 and a violent pinch-hitting
30 which set the tone for Wales's successful run chase.
Kent are likely to open with England duo Geraint Jones, who had mixed results in the pinch-hitting
role for his country last winter, and Robert Key, whose game is more suited to the longer format but can prove difficult to dislodge when his eye is in.
When now and then a box score addict encountered a batting order alteration caused by substitutions, a quick glance at the pinch-hitting
notes, clarified how, when, and why this had occurred.
A total of 178 always looked inadequate and Carter quickly made a mockery of it with some muscular pinch-hitting
that brought him seven fours and six huge sixes.
Promoted up the order to N o 3, on the orders of coach Tom Moody, who was aware of the success his fellow countryman had enjoyed in an occasional pinch-hitting
role for Queensland last winter, Bichel responded.
The Two Pigeons was originally created for this company in 1961, on Valentine's Day, as it happened, and its original cast was Lynn Seymour, Christopher Gable (pinch-hitting
for an indisposed Donald Britton), Elizabeth Anderton and Robert Mead.
He then struck out pinch-hitting
for Mike Vail in the 11th inning.
It will be a big ask for the player who has made his name as a pinch-hitting
opener in both 50-over and Twenty20 cricket.