bad delivery

Bad delivery

Antithesis of good delivery.

Bad Delivery

Describing a stock that cannot be transferred, especially because of improperly filed paperwork or another fairly innocuous reason. In other words, the delivery of such a stock is only stopped by legal and/or regulatory rules. See also: Good delivery, Dirty stock.

bad delivery

The delivery of a security that fails to meet all the standards required to transfer title to the buyer. Compare good delivery.
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It was a rank bad delivery from Pragyan Ojha and Unmukt failed in his bid to play a proper pull-shot as Mike Hussey made no mistake at deep mid-wicket boundary.
Misbah (73, 84b, 4x4, 2x6) was severe on any bad delivery, while finding a six every now and then, while Akmal took his time to get settled before exploding with great effect.
We were also under tremendous pressure but trying to bowl better after a bad delivery is the only way out.
While together, Azhar and Misbah had adopted a conservative approach towards the target of 244, grafting the singles and dispatching the odd bad delivery to the boundary.
Iain Wood, Commercial Director of Local Letterbox said: "We've all had a bad delivery experience whether it's a parcel being lost in transit or being unavailable to collect due to work commitments.
Bell's footwork against the spinners was excellent, and he punished any bad delivery that came his way.
While the far more experienced John Wood gave away a string of boundaries, Anderson produced only one bad delivery and took 4-3 from his last four overs.
It was an excellent alound performance by Leicestershire, whose bowlers scarcely sent down a bad delivery all day.
His awkward pitching motion scares some Dodgers officials who think Martinez may be just one bad delivery from reinjuring his shoulder.
Whereas, for example, in cricket bowlers can compensate for a bad delivery by following it up with a good one or tennis players can make up for an error with a succession of decent shots, one poor throw of a dart leaves a player depending on his opponent to slip up, no matter how good his next throws are.
SDLP Assemblyman Patsy McGlone said: "Goodness knows how many lives have been placed at stake by this disgustingly bad delivery of service.
In front of a disappointingly thin crowd at Kingsmead, the venue where India suffered one of their worst-ever Test defeats in 1996, their bowlers rarely bowled a bad delivery on the fourth morning, to put their side in sight of victory.