short of a length

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A delivery that is short of length pitches in the pale-pink area

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short of a length ‎(not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic, cricket) of a ball that pitches short of a good length; a ball that bounces closer to the bowler than the area of the pitch regarded as the best for dismissing or restricting the scoring of the batsman.