What Is The Definition Of Chinaman In Cricket?
1. A left-handed bowler who uses wrist spin for a specific type of delivery. This causes the ball to travel from the off side to the leg side of the batsman (with a right-handed batsman). The term is named after Ellis “Puss” Achong, a West Indian left-arm wrist-spin bowler who was also the first person of known Chinese descent to play in a Test match.
Examples Of How Chinaman Is Used In Commentary
1. Chinaman bowlers are very rare because the skill is difficult to master.
Sports The Term Is Used
Also Seen As:
1. Slow Left-Arm Chinaman
2. Left-Arm Unorthodox Spin