Definition of pitch something up (or pitch up) in English:

pitch something up (or pitch up)

phrasal verb

Cricket
  • Bowl a ball so that it bounces near the batsman.

    • ‘On the first day the bowlers pitched the ball up in search of movement that was not there and did not adjust their length quickly enough.’
    • ‘The next ball was pitched up and driven for four.’
    • ‘However, from his first over in Kingston he has troubled the West Indian batsman by pitching the ball up and inviting them to drive.’
    • ‘When the ball was pitched up, though, batting was a different and decidedly difficult proposition.’
    • ‘The Yorkshire fast bowler gave a superb exhibition of swing bowling, pitching the ball up and enabling it to move late.’