Definition of late cut in English:
A cut made with a delayed action so as to send the ball to the off side behind the wicket.
- The story which those who played under him always tell concerns neither his cover drive nor his late cut.
- Not that Dravid, who can execute strokes of classical beauty such as the flowing cover-drive, the delicate late cut, and the delectable flick, does not have shots.
- A master of the lofted late cut, he was also a fine slip fielder.
verbBack to top
(late-cut) [with object] Hit (the ball) with a late cut; hit a ball delivered by (the bowler) with a late cut: Pringle offered Miandad the chance to late-cut him superbly
More example sentences
- He went right forward, with a high elbow and a mean look in his eye, to send the ball skimming past cover; he went back to late-cut as if in a sepia newsreel.
- His late-cutting was exquisite and he was resourceful as well, flicking Afridi over Akmal for four, in an exciting short innings of 39 from 30 balls.
- I swear that I saw one at Bath the other day demonstrating how he would late cut in cricket.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan