Definition of follow on in English:

follow on

  • (Of a cricket team) be required to bat again immediately after failing in their first innings to reach a score within a set number of runs of the score made by their opponents.
    More example sentences
    • Sodumo followed on 214, having scored a valuable 55, as he played the anchor for a swinging Tyron Henderson.
    • In that second Test at Kolkata, we had Sachin [Tendulkar] out in the second innings as India followed on.
    • By the close, they had edged to 12 for 0 in their second innings after being asked to follow on.
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