- a white screen set in line with the wicket as an aid to the batsman in seeing the ball when it is bowled.
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His eyes flicked from the sightscreen to the sky ahead, looking for the telltale flare of rockets—ready to follow like a ferret.
He forgot everything but the sightscreen, concentrating on keeping the pip dead center.
- cricket a large white screen placed near the boundary behind the bowler to help the batsman see the ball
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