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overpitch

/ˌəʊvəˈpɪtʃ/
verb
1.
(cricket) to bowl (a ball) so that it pitches too close to the stumps
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  • The green is on a plateau with bunkers all about it, and if you overpitch it your ball will be in the rushes beyond.

  • Huge Telamonian Ajax with strong arm Dismiss'd it third, and overpitch'd them both.

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