extra cover

extra cover

n
(Cricket) cricket a fielding position between cover and mid-off
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Glam won the toss and opted to bat before a big crowd on the south coast and Colin Ingram struck the first boundaries as he savagely cut Tymal Mills for four before despatching the quickie through extra cover.
But Ingram, who had a short spell with Somerset last year, was quickly into his stride and took 18 runs off four successive balls from Alfonso Thomas, as he followed a six over extra cover with three fours, one swept behind square and two hit straight down the ground.
While Razzaq loved to hit it straight over the bowlers head targeting the side screen more so often, Afridi was well-known for his power-studded shots all around the park, with long-on and extra cover being his favourite spots lately.
They will replace the Jigsaw SAR service who have been providing extra cover from the BP Miller platform, which is being decommissioned.
Mourinho has still not replaced Brazilian David Luiz, sold to Paris Saint Germain this summer for EeAu50 million, and he believes that even though he has Branislav Ivanovic and French youngster Kurt Zouma who could both fill in at centre-back if John Terry or Gary Cahill are injured, he still needs extra cover.
He eventually fell to a stunning onehanded catch at extra cover by former England team-mate Marcus Trescothick From 237 for six, Durham finished strongly, Breese and Gordon Muchall (29 not out) adding 54 in 5.
He slog swept leggie Imran Tahir in the 17th over, then carted him inside- out over extra cover and lofted the next one straight over his head.
In the fifth over, Lynn hit two consecutive boundaries, the first through cover and another through extra cover.
Patel had looked in good touch, hitting Gareth Breese for three consecutive boundaries before putting Chris Rushworth over the ropes at extra cover.
summer from David Moyes, is happy with his strength in depth in most areas, but wants extra cover in central midfield and would love to be reunited with the player he signed for Wigan in 2009.