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  1. bowledadverb

    Describing the method of being dismissed in which the ball is bowled, and it hits and breaks the batsman's wicket.


  1. Bowled

    In cricket, the term bowled has several meanings. First, is the act of propelling the ball towards the wicket defended by a batsman.Second, it is a method of dismissing a batsman, by hitting the wicket with a ball delivered by the bowler. (The term "bowled out" is sometimes used instead.) Third, it is used in scoring to indicate which bowler is credited with dismissing a batsman, when the batsman is dismissed by being bowled, leg before wicket, caught, stumped, or hit wicket.

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  1. Bowled

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  1. Bowled

    Bowled is a method of dismissing a batsman in the sport of cricket. This method of dismissal is covered by Law 30 of the Laws of cricket. A batsman is out bowled if his wicket is put down by a ball delivered by the bowler. It is irrelevant as to whether the ball has touched the bat, glove, or any part of the batsman before going on to put down the wicket, though it may not touch another player or an umpire before doing so. Such rules mean that bowlings are the most obvious of dismissals: almost never requiring an appeal to the umpire; a bowled batsman will usually acknowledge the dismissal voluntarily. If the delivered ball deflects off the bat, and bowls the batsman, then the informal term is known as played on, knocked on or dragged on. If the wicket is put down without the batsman making any sort of contact with the ball, then it is known as clean bowled with variations being 'bowled through the gate', where the ball travels between the bat and pad, or 'bowled around the legs', where the ball goes behind the batsman and hits the stumps. A batsman cannot be out on a no ball, wide or dead ball, though he can be stumped if it is a wide. A batsman is out bowled even if he could be given out by another method of dismissal instead. For instance, suppose a ball that pitches in line with the stumps, hits the player on the pads in line with the stumps and would, if it had not hit the pads, have struck the stumps. The player could be out leg before wicket. However, if the ball ricochets off the pads onto the stumps, the batsman would be given out bowled instead.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bowled in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bowled in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of bowled in a Sentence

  1. Tom Zegna:

    I went to the Hollywood Bowl last night . . . I bowled a 126.

  2. Adam Zampa:

    I just tried to use my strengths to the best of my ability. I knew the wickets were going to be low and I bowled at good times, we won the toss and bowled first, so it was probably a little bit drier when I was bowling and I tried to get wickets when we needed them.

  3. Sheku Kanneh-Mason:

    I was bowled over when Meghan Markle called me to ask if I would play during the ceremony, and of course I immediately said yes, what a privilege to be able to play the cello at such a wonderful event. I can't wait !

  4. John Hinkle:

    I think I'm going to use it for that tournament, because that's the last tournament me and my dad bowled in together, and we finished fourth place out of like 84 teams. So I'm going to use it for this tournament and see how it does.

  5. Marissa Jaret Winokur:

    Even though I didn’t win the competition, I won that round, i feel like everyone was like she fell off the statue and then that little fat girl spun around in a circle and bowled her a** off.

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