mid-wicket


Also found in: Dictionary.

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
References in periodicals archive ?
That was the first of three wickets in 23 balls as Will Rhodes chipped Carss to mid-wicket and Liam Banks lifted Ben Raine to long off to leave the Bears 142 for five.
The Bangladesh skipper brought himself on for a single over and on his fifth delivery, Raval skied an attempted slog-sweep to Khaled Ahmed at mid-wicket.
Devcich, who was stroking well, pulled Mohammad Amir to Ravi Bopara the mid-wicket for 28 to squander all chances of a score over 150 runs.
Then, when Perera went for the low full toss, it was hit over mid-wicket again.
Karunaratne was given a life on 33 when Neil Wagner had him caught at mid-wicket, only to have the delivery ruled a no-ball due to a foot fault.
Worcestershire had one more wobble when Ben Cox chipped Howell to mid-wicket, but Ross Whiteley (20) eased the pressure in a partnership 52.
She hoisted the seam of Davidson-Richards to deep mid-wicket, where Monaghan atoned for her earlier error.
Needing to score at the relatively modest rate of four and a half an over, Hampshire lost Rilee Rossouw in Timm van der Gugten's second over, with Donald holding on to a steepler on the mid-wicket boundary.
Alex Davies (27) went for an aggressive swing over mid-wicket and was bowled by Charlie Morris but then Karl Brown and Liam Livingstone laid the foundations for the Lancashire innings with a stand of 76 in 13 overs.
Durham's innings began badly, with Keaton Jennings run out by a direct hit from mid-wicket in the first over and Graham Clark lbw going back to Wayne Madsen in the third.
Davis played Clarke to mid-wicket and differed with Root's opinion that there was a single there.