top edge

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top edge

1. noun In cricket, a hit that goes off the top edge of a bat held sideways. I think I can get a top edge against this bowler.
2. verb To hit the ball in such a way. Albert just top edged the ball.
See also: edge, top
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he top edged to Behardien at deep square leg for 21.
Vaas completed his four-wicket haul as Batty, whose 38 was his highest Test score, top edged a pull at Vaas in an attempt for quick runs and was held by Tillekeratne Dilshan, as England were dismissed for 294.
From that disastrous start, Smith led a rescue act with Leatherdale, but, just when the hard work appeared to have been done, Leatherdale top edged leftarm spinner Graeme Bridge to mid-on, and it was time for another collapse.
When they finally got going, Mason's extra height and bounce proved the undoing of Gary Pratt, who mistimed his hook and top edged to square leg.
Lampitt top edged an attempted pull after a Kirtley lifter climbed on him, Richard Illingworth was leg before offering no shot and McGrath, who had just hit Rashid for six offered a return catch to the bowler.