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The MCC replaces the word ‘batsman’ with ‘batter’ in the laws of cricket

The MCC replaces the word ‘batsman’ with ‘batter’ in the laws of cricket

2017 Wotld Cup winner Alex Hartley has suggested ‘nightwatcher’ should replace ‘nightwatchman’ and ‘third’ should be used instead of ‘third man’. Marylebone Cricket Club has officially replaced the word ‘batsman’ with the gender-neutral alternative ‘batter’ in the laws of the game. MCC, which owns Lord’s, is recognised as the sole authority on cricket’s...

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