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Find this Cricket Terminology.

A part of me is famous for a drink,

I'll make the batsman out in a blink !

Sometimes I may be equivalent to a wrong'un,

But definitely make the batsman stun.

Again, I'm not right

This is my riddle for tonight.

Finally, a part of me is a guy

That's all, give it a try !

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Are you the

Slow left arm wrist-spin bowling technique formerly known as Chinaman?

A part of me is famous for a drink,

Since we are talking about cricket, the drink is probably tea, which is a drink famously from China, and also served in china teacups. ("Punch bowl" also crossed my mind, but I liked the other one better)

I'll make the batsman out in a blink!

The chinaman spin is surprisingly strong, and in a surprising direction, so it's easy to miss altogether, resulting in the batsman instantly losing his wicket

Sometimes I may be equivalent to a wrong'un,

In cricket terminology, a "wrong'un" is a delivery that spins "the other way" than usual. A chinaman bowler is always left-handed, but the spin is like that of a right-handed spin bowler, so that probably counts.

But definitely make the batsman stun.

(Didn't really have anything for this.)

Again, I'm not right

Chinaman bowling is done with the left hand

This is my riddle for tonight.

Tonight is special, because tonight we don't talk (with or without Alan Partridge) about what happened at the "chinaman square" exactly 30 years ago.

Finally, a part of me is a guy

Chinaman

That's all, give it a try !

The closest I've ever been to actually seeing anyone play cricket is that I spotted some cricket grounds in Regent's Park on my trip to London once, so this is absolutely my very bestest try :-)

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  • $\begingroup$ Hmm, I definitely think this is it. Then again, I know nothing about cricket whatsoever. Definitely better than my two attempts. $\endgroup$ – Joe-You-Know Jun 4 at 22:34
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Longshot here, but are you

The Riddler, from Bat-Man?

A part of me is famous for a drink,

Perhaps referring to the Riddler's Revenge, a greenapple vodka cocktail

I'll make the batsman out in a blink !

He coaxes Bat-Man into solving riddles.

Sometimes I may be equivalent to a wrong'un

He's a criminal.

But definitely make the batsman stun.

Bat-Man has to take time to solve the Riddler's riddles.

Again, I'm not right

He's a bad guy, reiterated.

This is my riddle for tonight.

Finally, a part of me is a guy

I'm pretty sure this is referring to part of the word itself. I got nothing for this. Unless you are referring to the Riddler being Edward Nigma.

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  • $\begingroup$ Sorry, it's not. I've mentioned it's related to Cricket. $\endgroup$ – Ak19 Jun 4 at 17:34
  • $\begingroup$ I'll add it in the header too. $\endgroup$ – Ak19 Jun 4 at 17:38
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Okay 2nd Try

Are you a

Striker?

A part of me is famous for a drink,

Strike, possibly referring to Gold Strike, a cinnamon liqueur containing gold snippets.

I'll make the batsman out in a blink !

The striker is the batsman, so of course he'll make him out, it's him.

Sometimes I may be equivalent to a wrong'un

Strike, referring to a bad thing, like "Three strikes and you're out."

But definitely make the batsman stun.

This could be a play on words. The batsman can be the striker. When you strike something, it stuns you.

Again, I'm not right

Again, a strike against your record is bad.

Finally, a part of me is a guy

Riker, a name popularized by Star Trek.

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