mid-wicket


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mid-wicket

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1. (Cricket) the fielding position on the on side, approximately midway between square leg and mid-on
2. (Cricket) a fielder in this position
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Andy Flower remained undefeated on 17 and hammered leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed for a big six over mid-wicket before sealing an historic victory with a ferocious square cut off Aaqib Javed for four.
Jimmy Adams, sent back when almost halfway down the pitch after Will Smith played to mid-wicket, would have been out had the throw throw hit the stumps.
Croft struck in the next over when he bowled Vince before-Howell was the next to fall when he holed out to Petersen at mid-wicket off Cosker.
However, with the score on 79, Mustard was caught at wide mid-wicket by Trego off Charl Willoughby.
The latter's departure, pulling a longhop to mid-wicket, triggered a wobble and although Trott found composed support from captain Ian Westwood (22, 39 balls), the Bears needed every ball available.
He crashed the first six of the day to the mid-wicket fence to bring up the 100 and cleared mid-on in Graeme Swann's next over.
Jefferson failed to score off the next ball but then hit a soaring six to maintain the momentum in murky light and when England captain Michael Vaughan was introduced with his off-spin he clattered his 9rst ball over mid-wicket for six.
Attempting to clip through mid-wicket, Pietersen failed to control the shot and picked out Damien Martyn, who had been positioned at short mid-wicket for just such a shot, at waist height.
Spearman was joined by Matt Windows, who was not far behind scoring a run a ball and he too reached 50 and celebrated it with the biggest six of the innings, over mid-wicket off Jamie Dalrymple.
The end for Loye came when he hit off-spinner Richard Dawson to Matthew Wood on the mid-wicket boundary for 59 from 33 balls with seven fours and three sixes.
He greeted the left arm spin of Phil Stephenson with a massive six over mid-wicket and another maximum followed off Jay Webster again over mid-wicket.
PRESIDENT'S XI: Clipped only his second ball to mid-wicket - out for 0.