Definition of ball-by-ball in English:

ball-by-ball

adverb

Sport
  • One ball at a time; continuously or constantly throughout a match. Also (in Broadcasting): in full, with running commentary.

adjective

Sport
  • Chiefly Broadcasting. Of coverage or a report of a match: continuous, full, detailed.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Times. From ball + by + ball.

Pronunciation

ball-by-ball

/ˌbɔːlbʌɪˈbɔːl/