mid-off mid-off

Definition(s):

  • (n) the fielding position in cricket closest to the bowler on the off side

Usage(s):

  • Night Without Stars (Rank) is what the British, who made it, might call a pretty bit of work at silly mid-off: a cricket position in which the fielder, close in, often has to .

Quotes

  1. "I wasn't really thinking about anything before I bowled - Swanny (Graeme Swann) told me he'd do a few things to me if I got the hat-trick from mid-off," said Sidebottom. "Once I'd appealed I didn't think he was going to put his finger up and...
    on Mar 8, 2008 By: Ryan Sidebottom Source: 7DAYS

  2. But Pietersen told reporters at Lord's here Friday: "If we do everything we said in our team meeting, I'll be smoking a cigar at mid-off."
    on Jun 27, 2008 By: Kevin Pietersen Source: Independent Online

  3. "We have developed a really good partnership. You will see that one of us is always standing at mid-off or mid-on when another quick is operating. We know each other"s strengths, plans and what spurs them on. It is a very good partnership. The one...
    on Feb 23, 2009 By: Dale Steyn Source: TopNews

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