mid-on


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mid-on

Cricket
1. the fielding position on the on side closest to the bowler
2. a fielder in this position
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He hit three fours in five balls from Mark Footitt early in his innings, the third being pulled just out of mid-on's reach.
Clark lofted the left-arm spinner Zafar Ansari over mid-on for his eighth four to reach 50, only to depart for 54 straight after tea.
When Hastings' extra bounce undid Clarke, Jeetan Patel just followed Barker's lead, hitting the last ball of the day over mid-on's head for the four which took him to 50.