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doosra
 n.— «Perth-based biomechanics experts subsequently tested him and initially found he straightened his bent arm by 14 percent in bowling a delivery tagged the “doosra.” The doosra is a delivery which spins away from right-handers instead of coming into them like a normal off-break.» —“Howard feels the heat of Murali ‘deliveries’” in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe That’s Cricket (India) May 15, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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