Hundrediest

Yep. All-time hundrediest. He scored 100 runs today, which is the thirteenth time he has scored 100 or more in a ODI (One Day International) match, more than any other batsman playing for the England team. This makes him the most hundredy—one might almost say the centuriest. Might. Almost.

In other cricket-word-related news, a commentator used a phrase something quite like that’s a long-awaited Dorothy for India today, and I was highly amused. What had occurred was a ball hit over the boundary on the fly, a feat which is worth six points to the batter—Dorothy Dix, in rhyming slang.

Thanks,
-Ed.

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