ball over

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Verb1.ball over - surprise greatlyball over - surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off; "I was floored when I heard that I was promoted"
surprise - cause to be surprised; "The news really surprised me"
galvanise, galvanize, startle - to stimulate to action ; "..startled him awake"; "galvanized into action"
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This is something that is happening quite frequently these days and people are left watching just five ball overs, since the first or last ball is sacrificed to commercials over-shooting the time slot or intruding right when a wicket falls or someone hits a four or six.
The Saints scored 152 for nine in their 15 eight ball overs with Nick Swetman their top scorer getting 52 after being dropped before he scored.
Moreover this time with six ball overs it is going to be a very different tournament and hence any team can beat anyone.
Amid the carnage, left-arm medium pacer Steve Farrow managed an impressive 1-9 in his allotted two eight ball overs.