striking circle

striking circle

n
(Hockey (Field & Ice)) hockey the semicircular area in front of each goal, which an attacking player must have entered before scoring a goal
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9 team made some attacking forays into the Indian striking circle.
The main weakness of the Pak juniors was lack of coordination and planning and poor finish inside the striking circle and they wasted ideal sitters in the first half by fumbling the ball besides failure to apply proper force on the ball and timely shooting in open goal scoring chances.
The main weakness of the home team was a lack of coordination, planning and a poor finish inside the striking circle they wasted ideal sitters in the first half by fumbling the ball besides failing to apply proper force on the ball and timely shooting in when they had open goal scoring chances.
The Indian forwards kept the pressure on China as they made brave forays into the striking circle.
The Australians dominated for much of the first half and took the lead at the beginning of the second quarter when Hayward got the ball on the left edge of the striking circle, cut inside and found the far top corner of the Vincent Vanasch's goal.
Indian players looked a little out of sorts in the first quarter and were found wanting in front of the opposition striking circle.
What we have seen that this trend has ruined our chances in important matches in the hockey league and despite being in possession of ball and having ideal scoring sitters in the striking circle we fumbled all such chances which diminished our victory chances".
The MIAA Field Hockey Committee last week voted, 12-0, to ban boys from the striking circle (the 16-yard semi-circle around each goal); limit mixed-gender teams to two boys playing at a time; prohibit male goaltenders; and impose a one-boy limit when playing against all-girl teams during postseason 7-on-7 overtime periods.
The breakthrough came in the 52nd minute when India's Prabhjot Singh provided a measured pass to Shivendra Singh, who was checked in the striking circle by Wouter Jolie.
A ZENA SAYS: I love this striking circle design in subtle bluey greens.
Indian forwards started looking desperate to make forays into the striking circle.