legside

legside

(ˈlɛɡˌsaɪd)
n
the part of a the field to the left of a right-handed batsman as he faces the bowler
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Devcich missed the legside flick which led the ball to hit the middle stump.
But he held a brilliant one-handed catch, diving low down the legside, to give England their first wicket Sunday when Test debutant Heino Kuhn (one) glanced James Anderson.
Eventually Rudolph was strangled down the legside for a 118-ball 43.
Both batsmen reached their fifties in the same over, and Elgar was nearing his second century in three games before edging a catch down the legside to the wicketkeeper.
The collapse began in just the fourth over, when Suranga Lakmal had both Brian Chari and Craig Ervine caught at second slip in the space of three deliveries, and in the next over, Sikandar Raza Butt's careless legside flick off Nuwan Kulasekara found midwicket.
Adam Lyth was 27 overnight and Lehmann 15 and they took the score to 99 before Lyth got a faint touch down the legside off Craig Overton and was caught behind by Ryan Davies for 49.
Root was eventually dismissed when he skyed Wahab Riaz legside and Hafeez, running in, held a good catch.
But the trio all fell going for big legside shots, with Sri Lanka's total looking well below par.
Karunaratne was eventually out on 50 when Bairstow did move swiftly and efficiently down the legside to take the catch off Steven Finn that broke the opening partnership.
But his downfall came from an ugly attempted flip into the legside against Graham Onions which resulted only in a gentle catch to mid-on off a leading edge.
But Kumar could have had a wicket when Buttler on 34, aiming legside, got an outside edge but Virat Kohli, diving to his left at gully, dropped the difficult one-handed chance.