Entry from British & World English dictionary
The stump on the off side of a wicket.
- Playing a ball pitched on the off stump to the on side was satisfying.
- No hitter has ever cut so well, and his footwork enabled him to cut balls even on his leg stump, or pull them to leg from outside his off stump.
- He dabbed at a ball outside the off stump and Boucher picked up a regulation catch.
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