noun

  • A sequence of six balls bowled by a bowler from one end of the pitch.

    • ‘As on Saturday, play went on late because Worcestershire bowled their overs so slowly.’
    • ‘His first eight overs yielded just 10 runs and included four wickets.’
    • ‘He would bowl six overs, take wickets and get taken off because he was so unfit.’
    • ‘At that stage, scoring at eight runs an over appeared to be a fantastic display.’
    • ‘In the Indian first innings, he bowled just six overs at a cost of 32 runs.’