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off stump Line breaks: off stump

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Definition of off stump in English:

noun

Cricket
The stump on the off side of a wicket.
Example sentences
  • 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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