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midwicket

Line breaks: mid|wicket
Pronunciation: /mɪdˈwɪkɪt
 
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Definition of midwicket in English:

noun

Cricket
1A fielding position on the leg side, level with the middle of the pitch.
Example sentences
  • That didn't stop one old chap with his carrier bag from wandering in and plonking himself in a prime position at midwicket, before being ushered off-site by a bemused club official.
  • When he stepped out next ball to lift, casually, between long-on and midwicket for a fourth six, finally we sensed that something might be up.
  • The arc between midwicket and long-on received maximum attention as bowlers were left gasping, fielders hopeless and spectators expectant.
1.1A fielder at midwicket.
Example sentences
  • It took a bit of time to figure out if you were the midwicket, fine leg, long off or deep gully.

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