Block hole (cricket)

Block hole, also styled as "blockhole" and "block-hole", is a cricket term referring to the part of the crease where the batter’s bat touches the ground, as well as where yorkers bounce.[1] It may also mean the mark on a cricket pitch around the area where the batter stands, caused by tapping the bat on the ground.[2]

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  1. ^ Cricket Explained (ISBN 9780312094119 / OCLC 27681785) by Rob Eastaway, p. 120
  2. ^ Definition of 'blockhole' (Collins English Dictionary)