One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A bowler, generally fast, who makes the ball deviate by bouncing on its seam.
- ‘They have three seam bowlers but in Pakistan the ball hardly seams or bounces.’
- ‘The Trinidad pitch is reported to have more life than the flat Bourda track, so South Africa's battery of seam bowlers will be a greater threat.’
- ‘I think they asked me because they have quite a few spin and seam bowlers.’
- ‘There was some family pedigree with his uncle playing in four Tests in 1989 as a seam bowler, the first of them a big win over England at Headingley.’
- ‘And then we've got to keep on developing good seam bowlers, and create depth and competition in that.’
- ‘The disappointment was more that they gave away cheap wickets to the seam bowlers as well.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.