seam bowler


seam bowler
/ˈsim boʊlə/ (say 'seem bohluh)

noun Cricket
a bowler who relies on the movement off the pitch, caused by the seam of the ball striking the ground, to deceive the batter. Compare swing bowler.
seam bowling, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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