Wide

The Big Dog Your Term Wide Description A ball that passes so far from the batsman that he cannot hit it, something that few umpires at club level seem competent to judge once, let alone to judge consistently. The batsman can be out to a wide in any way that is physically possible, given that the ball may not, by definition, pass within reach of the wicket or his bat. A wide counts one run to the batting side's score.

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