mid-off


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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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It was not a good omen for either Edwards or his team, and so it proved as he was soon twice being crashed through mid-off for boundaries by Swann - before a 15-minute break for bad light brought some respite.
Gayle set about the revised target with a quick-fire 18 before holing out to mid-off from a Dave Langford-Smith slower ball.
He had scored 128 from 155 balls with 22 fours when he drilled David Lucas to mid-off two overs before the close but his batting had kept Derbyshire in the game and now he must wait to see if it has kept him in the England squad.
Chris Hooker produced a near-replica - only that mid-off was now long-off, while Hunter fell after being stumped off a Rob Foster wide.
Tillekaratne Dilshan went caught behind off Kaneria and Farveez Maharoof also fell to the leg-spinner - departing in controversial circumstances when a catch at silly mid-off appeared to have come off the batsman's forearm.
But Peng became Wright's fifth victim of the match as he looped a short ball to Bilal Shafayat at mid-off.
Wagg sliced a catch to mid-off, Knight departed after hitting 13 fours from 118 balls and last man Pretorious was bowled to complete the home side's dismissal for 230.
Butcher, demoted to number three to allow Vaughan's promotion, replaced Trescothick at the crease but lasted only two balls before giving a leading edge to debutant Ian Butler at mid-off.
Saqlain then had Lancashire skipper John Crawley (21) caught by Adam Hollioake at silly mid-off and Saurav Ganguly played on to Salisbury to leave Lancashire 93 for four at the interval.
Tendulkar then hammered Mendis for a six but was snaffled as he attempted to hit one too many over the top, failing to clear Thilan Samaraweera at deep mid-off.
Any realistic hope Worcestershire had disappeared in the first two overs of their innings as Vikram Solanki was yorked by Charl Willoughby and Graeme Hick skied a catch to mid-off off Mark Turner.
The Indian skipper was injury when he fell awkwardly as he dived at mid-off to stop a drive from Inzamam-ul-Haq.