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cover point Line breaks: cover point

Definition of cover point in English:

noun

Cricket
1A fielding position a little in front of the batsman on the off side and halfway to the boundary.
Example sentences
  • Hobbs was also a brilliant fielder at cover point.
  • He was a courageous and hard-hitting batsman, a brilliant fielder at cover point, and an inspirational captain.
  • The partnership was finally broken by a underhand throw from Hanif at cover point, disturbing the wickets from side-on.
1.1A fielder at cover point.
Example sentences
  • I lived just a sharp cover point's throw away from his house.
  • A bookshelf can also serve as a backstop or a cover point.
  • He also was a good cover point whom ran out Don Bradman in Melbourne in 1928/29.

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