Definition of long off in English:

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long off

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1A fielding position far behind the bowler and towards the off side.
Example sentences
  • Hamilton went next when, having applied himself for a patient 60 from 102 balls, he lost concentration and lofted the same bowler tamely to long off.
1.1A fielder at long off.
Example sentences
  • It took a bit of time to figure out if you were the midwicket, fine leg, long off or deep gully.

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