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spin bowler

noun [C] uk   us  
a cricket player who bowls (= throws) the ball in such a way that it turns around and around and changes direction when it hits the ground
spin bowling
noun [U] uk   /ˈspɪnˌbəʊ.lɪŋ/ us    /-ˌboʊ-/
Translations of “spin bowler”
in Chinese (Traditional) (板球中)投旋轉球者…
in Chinese (Simplified) (板球中)投旋转球者…
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