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square leg

Cricket
1. a fielding position on the on side approximately at right angles to the batsman
2. a person who fields in this position
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He removed the dangerous Ronchi, who went for a slog sweep and got caught by Junaid Khan at deep square leg for 51.
Set one 22-inch board into the notched tops of two square legs, clamping it lightly in place with C-clamps.
Lloyd deposited a short delivery from Dexter straight into the hands of Raine at deep square leg, and Aaron (who finished with 4-65, comfortably his best figures since joining Leicestershire) produced quick seaming deliveries to dismiss de Lange and Andrew Salter.
D'Oliveira drove and cut Taylor for four fours in five balls but he should have been caught on 42 at square leg by Ben Slater off Shiv Thakor, who was comfortably the pick of Derbyshire's attack.
Ballance, who should have been caught at slip of Gareth Batty on three, got to 77 off 97 balls but then he swept Zafar Ansari straight to deep square leg and the task of scoring 22 off the last 16 balls was beyond the Yorkshire tail.
But he then swept Zafar Ansari straight to deep square leg and the task of scoring 22 off the last 16 balls proved beyond the Yorkshire tail.
Cook won the toss and elected to bat but West Indies were given early impetus when Shannon Gabriel extended Trott's miserable return to Test cricket by removing the opener in the second over, the Warwickshire man spooning the ball up to square leg where Permaul took an easy catch.
He had said that most outstanding batsmen could play three shots especially well, the square cut, the drive straight of mid-on and the tuck past square leg but Tendulkar produced all of these shots and lots of others besides shots played with his head down and still, in a dazzling array which included several back-foot glides through areas patrolled by point, in one of these innings.
Bopara's dismissal lived longer in the memory when he carelessly picked out square leg to prompt England into a title-relinquishing panic.
The final ball of the innings was fetched from outside off and deposited behind square leg. Chennai had taken 123 off the final 10 overs.
Coates backed away to square leg! And as a result it put Skrtel into all sorts of trouble.