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mid-off

Cricket
1. the fielding position on the off side closest to the bowler
2. a fielder in this position
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Clarke made sure of victory by driving the next ball for four past mid-off.
The 31-year-old Herath, Sri Lanka's in-form spinner, had Laxman caught at wide mid-off after lunch and then bowled skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni (4) and Harbhajan Singh (5) with angled deliveries which sneaked in between bat and pad.
David Hemp skied a drive at Jones to mid-off and when Dan Cherry edged to silly point after scoring 20 in 22 overs, Glamorgan's nerves were showing.
While attempting to stop a drive from Inzamam-ul-Haq at mid-off, Ganguly fell badly and was ruled out yesterday after a fitness check.
Mitch Marsh drove his first ball from Broad past mid-off for four but was soon undone when he went back to one that did not make the expected height, and induced the chop-on.
His 17 from 13 balls with the bat was thrilling but he got carried away with himself and picked out Brendon McCullum on the edge of the circle at mid-off.
1 overs for the third wicket with Shafiq before hitting high into the hands of Williamson at mid-off off Henry and got a standing ovation for his superb knock.
Seamer Thisara Perera struck in his second over when he bowled Anamul (13) while paceman Nuwan Kulasekara removed Mohammed Ashraful, who was superbly caught by a diving Kushal Perera at mid-off.
A late fightback with the ball, led by captain Stuart Broad (three for 24), also proved in vain as - with scores level on 170 - No9 Matt Henry hit Jade Dernbach past mid-off to win it by three wickets.
A late fightback with the ball, led by captain Stuart Broad (3-24), also proved in vain as - with scores level on 170 - number nine Matt Henry hit fast bowler Jade Dernbach past mid-off to settle the issue by three wickets.
De Villiers said he has always felt a bit rushed trying to captain the side and keep wicket, adding he will probably stand at mid-off and be able to communicate with his bowlers a lot better as well as get a better perspective of the game.
Lightning skipper Steven Croft went cheaply for 11 when he chipped David Lucas straight to Bilal Shafayat at mid-off.