square leg


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square leg

n
1. (Cricket) a fielding position on the on side approximately at right angles to the batsman
2. (Cricket) a person who fields in this position
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His delivery is underarm and not inelegant, but he sometimes tries a round-arm ball, which I have seen double up the fielder at square leg. He has not a good length, but he varies his action bewilderingly, and has one especially teasing ball which falls from the branches just as you have stepped out of your ground to look for it.
The speaker's obstinate carriage, square coat, square legs, square shoulders, - nay, his very neckcloth, trained to take him by the throat with an unaccommodating grasp, like a stubborn fact, as it was, - all helped the emphasis.
The different types of men's swimwear available in the men's swimwear market are jammers, board shorts, swim trunks, swim briefs, tech suits, square leg suits, euro swimwear, lifeguard swimwear, and full-body wetsuits.
They were both dismissed in the 48th over, with Campbell top-edging Barry McCarthy to mid-off while Hope found a fielder at deep square leg three balls later.
But the move backfired as Khushi failed to get the ball away off the first five deliveries from Evans before a charge down the pitch resulted in Evans dragging the length back and a pull being sent to Michael Leask at deep square leg. Wasim Ali was run out to end the second over after being caught ball-watching when Jatinder Singh pushed to mid-on for a run to make it 2 for 2.
Islamabad opener Luke Ronchi launched the attack from the very first over by hitting Chris Green for two successive sixes over mid-wicket and deep square leg, respectively.
Rory Burns tamely flicked Keemo Paul to square leg after making 10 while Jennings was out for 23 after being bowled via his thigh pad.
Measure up 4 inches from the bottom of the insides of one square leg set and the narrow leg set, and mark a line.
Shaun Marsh clipped Varun Aaron for one sweetly-timed boundary through square leg, but the fast bowler immediately had his revenge, pushing a ball across the left-hander which he edged to wicket-keeper Lewis Hill.
Mid-off, Cover Point and Square Leg are all terms used in which sport?
Daryn Smit edged low to Mitchell at second slip, and after Jeevan Mendis had driven Nathan Lyon for six and swept the Australian off-spinner for two fours, he loosely clipped Leach to deep square leg.