short-pitched - meaning and definition. What is short-pitched
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What (who) is short-pitched - definition

BOWLING STYLE
Perfume Ball; Short pitched bowling
  • [[Graeme Swann]] evades a bouncer from [[Mitchell Johnson]]
  • hook shot]] against a bouncer.

short-pitched      
¦ adjective Cricket (of a delivery) bowled so that the ball bounces relatively near the bowler.
sell short         
PRACTICE OF SELLING SECURITIES OR OTHER FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS THAT ARE NOT CURRENTLY OWNED
Short sell; Selling short; Sell short; Short Selling; Shorting; Shorted; Short (futures); Short sale; Short position; Sold short; Shorting against the box; Buy to Cover; Buying to cover; Buy to cover; Short selling.; Short-and-distort; Cover (finance); Short selling; Short-sell; Short-selling; Short seller; Short sales; Short-sale; Going short; Dedicated short; Shortselling; Short term position; Naked Shorting; Short transaction; Shortseller; Short-seller; Covering (short-selling); Cover (short-selling); Short-sellers
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Short (finance)         
PRACTICE OF SELLING SECURITIES OR OTHER FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS THAT ARE NOT CURRENTLY OWNED
Short sell; Selling short; Sell short; Short Selling; Shorting; Shorted; Short (futures); Short sale; Short position; Sold short; Shorting against the box; Buy to Cover; Buying to cover; Buy to cover; Short selling.; Short-and-distort; Cover (finance); Short selling; Short-sell; Short-selling; Short seller; Short sales; Short-sale; Going short; Dedicated short; Shortselling; Short term position; Naked Shorting; Short transaction; Shortseller; Short-seller; Covering (short-selling); Cover (short-selling); Short-sellers
In finance, being short in an asset means investing in such a way that the investor will profit if the value of the asset falls. This is the opposite of a more conventional "long" position, where the investor will profit if the value of the asset rises.

Wikipedia

Bouncer (cricket)

In the sport of cricket, a bouncer (or bumper) is a type of short-pitched delivery, usually bowled by a fast bowler, which bounces once and then reaches the batter at head-height.

Examples of use of short-pitched
1. He took his eyes off a short pitched delivery and ducked straight into it.
2. Anderson tried some more of the short–pitched bowling on Gambhir.
3. And the hook could not have been invented and perfected, except against the short–pitched bouncer.
4. He was neither forward nor back, anticipating the fast short–pitched ball and struggling against one of fuller length.
5. But Lee and Kasprowicz somehow survived a barrage of short–pitched bowling to edge ever closer to the target.