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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Ishant eventually holed out to deep mid-wicket off part-time off-spinner Kraigg Brathwaite before Mohammed Shami edged a cut and was caught behind off debutant off-spinner Rahkeem Cornwall who finished with three for 105.
Lilley holed out to deep mid-wicket off Ed Barnard for 31 and Harry Dearden was caught and bowled in Daryl Mitchell's first over for 14.
Put in, the home side received a perky start from Ed Pollock who collected 22 in fours and sixes but was then smartly caught by Scott Steel, running round the mid-wicket boundary, off Brydon Carse.
He occupied the crease for more than six hours, scoring freely around the ground and reaching the boundary with 17 fours as well as hitting Mehidy Hasan over the mid-wicket fence three times.
Umer also picked the prize wicket of AB De Villiers, who hit straight to Ravi Bopara at mid-wicket for 3.
First, Neesham latched onto a length ball from Perera and smacked it over the mid-wicket fence.
Dhananjaya de Silva then edged through to the keeper for the same score and a clearly rattled Kusal Mendis only managed to reach two before hitting a simple catch to Ajaz Patel at mid-wicket.
Yasir, who had to endure a tough last week due to the death of his mother, had Latham caught at mid-wicket off a loose drive with the fourth ball of his first over.
Moeen Ali was leg-before to Matt Taylor's first ball, Joe Clarke holed out to mid-wicket from AJ Tye's fourth delivery and Brett D'Oliveira found mid-wicket from Benny Howell's second.
However, two balls later, in the next over, Devine was caught at deep mid-wicket off Brookes' off-spin (31 for one).
After the sixth-wicket pair had put on 56, Ingram was unlucky to be caught on the mid-wicket boundary off a long hop from Crane, who then took his fourth wicket when Andrew Salter tapped a full-toss back to the bowler four balls later.