Cover-point

Cov´er-point`

    (~point!)
n.1.The fielder in the games of cricket and lacrosse who supports "point."
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Johnson, the young bowler, is getting wild, and bowls a ball almost wide to the off; the batter steps out and cuts it beautifully to where cover-point is standing very deep--in fact almost off the ground.
Then the cover-point hitter, that cunning man, goes on to bowl slow twisters.
He eventually sliced Faheem to Asif Ali at cover-point, having hit eight fours and four sixes.
The only Lancashire batsman dismissed was Keaton Jennings, who drilled a back-foot drive off Dieter Klein to the right of Mark Cosgrove at cover-point, only to see the Australian take a brilliant reflex catch.
The only Lancashire batsman dismissed was Keaton Jennings who drilled a back-foot drive off Dieter Klein to the right of Mark Cosgrove at cover-point, only to see the Australian take a brilliant reflex catch.
David Warner hitting over cover-point for four aAC" that's not a risk.
Well played." Schoolboys crowded the circled outfield, some lying on their stomachs, caps pulled down over perspiring foreheads, shading their eyes from the sunshine which made them frown involuntarily; others seeking the cooler shadow of the green pavilion which fell across the field to touch the heel of cover-point.
Only hours before he hurt his hand, trying to take a catch at cover-point from a fierce Ashwell Prince cut off Sam Curran, 23-year-old Ansari had been named for the first time in an England Test squad.
The 23-year-old all-rounder was hurt on Tuesday trying to take a catch at cover-point, within hours of confirmation that he had been selected in a Test squad for the first time.
Ansari hurt himself trying to take a sharp catch at cover-point, and is now a doubt for the tour, with Surrey team boss Alec Stewart saying: ""It didn't look very good.
Ansari hurt himself trying to take a sharp catch at cover-point, when Ashwell Prince took on the bowling of Sam Curran.
Two balls later, Haddin departed without troubling the scorers as he was caught by Ambati Rayudu at cover-point while trying to play a cut shot.