Off stump

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(Cricket) the stump farthest from the batsman.

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Chasing an improbable 382 for victory, Calum MacLeod made a dogged 72-ball 33 before misreading a delivery from Peter Chase and losing his off stump.
Jennings lost his off stump to Will Gidman's sixth ball of the match, a skidding leg-cutter, to go for 43, then, in the next over, Stephen Cook, having mustered a patient 25, played across the line to a full delivery from Coles to exit lbw.
3 overs, Notts had no hesitation in enforcing the follow on, and Luke Fletcher responded with his first ball - the seventh of the innings- when he knocked back Nick Selman's off stump as the opener shouldered arms.
The mid-afternoon introduction of Will Gidman turned the tide Kent's way when Rhodes had his off stump plucked out by a Gidman Yorker.
Few overs after this incident, one of the Broads reverse swing dislodged well settled Asad Shafiqs off stump, dipping inside from more than a foot offside the off stump.
Opener Heather Knight (five) departed lbw after pushing outside the line of a Sarah Coyte inswinger, then Sarah Taylor bagged a pair when dragging a lavish drive against Perry onto her off stump to make it 12 for two.
Boycott said Robson needed to become more secure outside off stump while England as a whole had to improve their batting against the short ball if they were to cope with Australia left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Johnson during next year's Ashes.
According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Sachin was invulnerable to temptation, outside the off stump, the law or the moral code.
The Saurashtra man surprisingly played down the wrong line to a Nathan Lyon delivery which held its line and crashed into off stump.
It was a classic left-armer's dismissal: pitching on middle and leg, bouncing and turning past the outside edge to take off stump.
But he was at the crease for just a matter of seconds before pushing forward to a delivery from left arm spinner Liam Dawson and having his off stump knocked back.
Swann got rid of Tawfiq Umar (16), with the Pakistani batsman offering no stroke to a ball that rammed into his off stump, and soon enough at the other end Panesar made up for a dropped chance off his own bowling when he found the gap between bat and pad to bowl Mohammad Hafeez (31).