fine leg


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fine leg

n
(Cricket) cricket
a. a fielding position between long leg and square leg
b. a fielder in this position
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em all for shapes: you see he holds his head like a sodger, and he isn't so cushiony as most o' the oldish gentlefolks--they run fat in general; and he's got a fine leg.
It is an elegant animal in a state of nature, with a long slender neck and fine legs.
He was helped in no small part by Shivam Mavi and Prithvi Shaw, who pulled off outstanding catches at fine leg and slip respectively early in Pakistan's chase of 273 to cause a slide they could not arrest.
The Aussie batsman top-edged a pull shot to fine leg and Stoneman trundled towards the ball, eventually missing what was a fairly straightforward catch.
When Derbyshire turned to the medium pace of Alex Hughes, his second ball was casually paddled to fine leg to take Collingwood to 50 off 77 balls.
The 37-year-old's hundred was the fastest in this year's competition and by the time he was caught at deep fine leg, Hampshire were 146-2 in the 13th over.
The first four did not arrive until the fifth over, when Ingram got Chris Jordan away to the fine leg boundary.
The Bears were left seeking a record run-chase and Bell was soon at his fluent best after surviving an early scare, Prasanna failing to cling on to a sharp chance at fine leg, the ball going for four to spark a run of six boundaries in seven balls as both the third and fourth overs cost 17.
You don't want them running from fine leg to fine leg when there was a right and left hand combination.
Our fine leg was being wasted, so after having a chat with Mahi bhai, we shifted the fine leg to away.
McCullum innings came to an when he mistimed a pull shot off Mathews's first delivery and edging the ball to Kulasekara at fine leg.
The first boundary came off the first ball of the third over with Sharma hitting Junaid Khan to fine leg.