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Earlier, we talked about who the bouncer is. These are cricketers who are classified as fast bowlers. After their throws, the ball flies in a short trajectory, bounces off the field and rises to a level between the batsman‘s chest and head. The bumper is a synonym for the bouncer.

Bumper: the basic meaning

Why are two expressions used? The bumper was a word used in cricket until the middle of the 20th century, and bouncer has now replaced it.

Nisha Bhavani
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