doosra

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hindi दूसरा (dūsrā, second; other).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈduːs.ɹə/, /ˈduːz.ɹə/

Noun[edit]

doosra (plural doosras)

  1. (cricket) A type of ball, bowled by an off-spin bowler, that, unlike a normal off break, spins from leg to off for a right-handed batsman; the off-spinner's version of the googly.