off break


noun

cricket a bowled ball that spins from off to leg on pitching

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Example sentences from the Web for off break

  • The cut on a golf ball in such a stroke as I am now describing resembles almost exactly the off-break spin in cricket.

    The Soul of Golf|Percy Adolphus Vaile