Cricket terminology: for when a spin bowler bowls a ball out of the back of his hand which spins the opposite way to the way it normally spins. (I think it's actually spelt googly but pronounced the same.)
Shane Warne is a master of the googly and it gets him many wickets
Sporting term used in the game of cricket. When the bowler bowls the cricket ball low, aimed at the bottom of the wicket ,well into the batsmans foot area, and makes it very difficult for the batsman to play a stroke.
"The batsman was bowled by the perfect googley"
The bowler delivered an excellent googlie. The batsman was bowled by the bowlers googlie.