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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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Gayle set about the revised target with a quick-fire 18 before holing out to mid-off from a Dave Langford-Smith slower ball.
Shafiq hit Richardson for a huge six over long-on, but soon lifted Lyon to Johnson at mid-off for 29.
Mustard lost patience in the 22nd over, when he went down the pitch and was bowled by Graeme White, and in the left-arm spinner's next over Muchall gave his only chance when deep mid-off got his right hand to a firmly-struck drive.
He fell while attempting to force the pace, stepping out to hit Herath over the top, but only picking out Dilshan at mid-off.
The Barbadian set the tone even before he got the chance to bowl when a fumble at mid-off allowed Bopara through for a gifted single from the first delivery of the day - in a solitary over of spin from Sulieman Benn.
Eight overs later Boje sent Kumar Sangakkara to the pavilion for 39 when the Sri Lanka international drove the spinner to Stephen Peters at mid-off.
Sangakkara - who reached his half-century off 60 balls - then put on 81 with Samaraweera before he nicked an inside edge off leg-spinner Danish Kaneria on to his pads and into the hands of Faisal Iqbal at silly mid-off.
When news of the win was broadcast over the public address, all-rounder Graeme Welch ran from mid-off to cover in the middle of an over to claim his winnings from Moss, who coughed up pounds 25 with Michael Di Venuto and pounds 10 from physio Dave Harris.
Naqaash Tahir replaced Carter,and a mistimed pull looped to Nick Knight at mid-off.
Graham Lloyd, caught behind by Batty off Ormond, became the fifth to fall five overs later, and in the next over Mushtaq dismissed skipper Hegg for one, caught at silly mid-off by Nadeem Shahid, on 109 for six.
Lynn, who joined Kallis at the crease, hit a ball from Varun ron past mid-off to bring up his first boundary.
Yorkshire's innings started badly when Jacques Rudolph fell to a great diving catch at long on in the first over from Chaminda Vaas and it became 16 for two as skipper Andrew Gale drove to wide mid-off and become the first of three victims for paceman Jack Brooks.