mid-wicket


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mid-wicket

Cricket
1. the fielding position on the on side, approximately midway between square leg and mid-on
2. a fielder in this position
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Smith was caught behind for 67 and Adams drove a head-high catch to Jennings at mid-wicket off McCarthy.
Jones showed bottle in his final over by taking the wicket of Neil McKenzie with Petersen taking the catch at deep mid-wicket, while Cosgrove bowled Mascarenhas with the last ball of the 18th over.
Watson (10) never got going and heaved Broad to Bopara at mid-wicket.
McGrath was called up to bowl the 9nal over with 9ve wanted and his second ball was sent sailing over mid-wicket for six by Voges who 9nished unbeaten on 40 from 22 balls, including four fours and two sixes, to leave Yorkshire pointless after two matches.
Yorkshire lost Michael Lumb in the game's first over after being put in to bat and although Ian Harvey and Anthony McGrath both went cheaply, Australian Phil Jaques rattled along and he rushed to his half century off his 23rd ball by slapping Glen Chapple over mid-wicket for six.
MATABELELAND: (One-day game) Chipped another easy catch to mid-wicket, but did manage a run-a-ball 28.
Willey dismissed Andre Russell for one caught by Stokes at the deep mid-wicket boundary.
A crowd of 4,021 saw Yorkshire make a promising start after being put in to bat with acting captain, Alex Lees, and Andy Hodd adding 80 together in confident manner before Hodd, attempting a quick single, was run out by Ned Eckersley's direct hit at the bowler's end from mid-wicket.
A clever, slower ball forced Styris to sky a delivery to Dalrymple, who took a superb running catch mid-wicket before the wily Croft trapped Ten Doeschate lbw.
However, after reaching that landmark, Yuvraj let loose, flicking James Anderson from outside off-stump over mid-wicket for his first six of the day.
But after reaching that landmark Yuvraj really let loose, flicking James Anderson from outside off-stump over mid-wicket for his first six of the day.
And Maddy took two for 16 in four overs to have Croft and Michael Powell caught at mid-off and mid-wicket respectively.