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One ball at a time; continuously or constantly throughout a match. Also (in Broadcasting): in full, with running commentary.
Chiefly Broadcasting. Of coverage or a report of a match: continuous, full, detailed.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Times. From ball + by + ball.
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