Specialist Batsman

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Captain (cricket) - Captain's Responsibilities - During A Match - Batting Order
... If quick runs are needed, a naturally attacking batsman may be promoted up the order ... failing, or if the bowlers seem particularly confident, the captain may choose to send in a non-specialist batsman, referred to as a nightwatchman ... If the night watchman does not get out before the end of play then the specialist batsman will have been protected, and will not need to bat until the ...

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    If the wild bowler thinks he bowls,
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