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English definition of “batting”

batting

noun [U] uk   /ˈbæ.tɪŋ/ us    /ˈbæ.t̬ɪŋ/
(the part of the game) when you bat (= it is your team's turn to hit the ball) in cricket: The England captain opened the batting (= batted first).CricketGeneral terms used in ball sports
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