Definition of mullygrubber in English:

mullygrubber

noun

Australian
Cricket
  • A ball delivered so that it stays very low after pitching.

    ‘the bowler was a rare practitioner of the old art of the mullygrubber’
    • ‘I'm afraid that the cricketing authorities have banned mullygrubbers.’
    • ‘You can hear the exclamations now: "Another mullygrubber ... and Grace has kept it out!"’
    • ‘Steve was too distracted to bowl anything but a mullygrubber that rolled along the ground.’
    • ‘Not since the mullygrubber incident from 1981 has our collective shame been this palpable.’
    • ‘The captain ordered the bowler to deliver a 'mullygrubber'.’

Origin

1970s: perhaps from dialect mully ‘dusty, powdery’ + grubber in the sense ‘ball bowled along the ground’.

Pronunciation

mullygrubber

/ˈmʌlɪɡrʌɡə/