Off stump

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(Cricket) the stump farthest from the batsman.

See also: Stump

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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We've all got our plans, but most of the times its around off stump or fourth stump and for the most part of the game we bowled well to everyone," Cummins said.
Bairstow loses his off stump to Tim Murtagh as England folded at Lord's JONNY'S TIM IS UP!
Chris Gayle was given out caught behind off Australia pace bowler Mitchell Starc, but the decision had to be overturned when TV replays show the ball hit his off stump rather than bat.
| Glam's Michael In his first spell he knocked Ricardo Vasconcelos' off stump for 13 and later returned to end Northants' only significant partnership, having Josh Cobb caught behind with an awayswinger, before he cleaned up the tail - full balls that drew a nervy poke from Nathan Buck to present a catch to second slip and took out Ben Sanderson's off stump - to finish with 4 for 64.
Pollock hit seven fours and a six in going to his first half-century of the season in 47 balls before being bowled by left-arm spinner Parkinson, pushing forward to a nicely flighted delivery that went on to hit off stump, and Will Rhodes holed out to Taylor at long-off off the part-time off-spin of Javid.
Mominul and Mithun (three) were caught off edges down the leg side while captain Mahmudullah (13) took a ball angling over off stump and turned it to the midwicket fielder.
Seemingly expecting another short-pitched delivery from Olivier, he was deep in his crease when he had his off stump knocked back by a fast, full delivery.
"Well, everyone's got a weakness and he has been found at times outside the off stump because he likes to drive early on," Waqar said.
The ball seamed in, and the Australia captain could only watch as it clattered into off stump. Australia had lost four wickets for seven runs, and Abbas was suddenly on the cusp of another five-fer.
Only two came off Chris Rushworth's opening over then Karl Brown drove at Mark Wood's second ball and lost his off stump.
And on Sunday he fell for a duck when prodding outside off stump at Abbas, with Sarfraz holding a routine catch.
After dismissing Glamorgan for 187 in 62.3 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.