- (In cricket and rugby) field (a ball) badly or clumsily: he chucks it at McCallum, who misfields itMore example sentences
- There were drama when Wayne Hurley misfielded an easy ball which led to a four when South Africa needed those eight runs from the last six balls.
- The home side's three tries came first from Tuilevu's mistake as he misfielded Boeta Wessels' grubber and watched as Wylie Human kicked through and pounced on the loose ball.
- The opening try to the visitors came very shortly after kick-off when a speculative kick ahead was misfielded by the Otliensians' defence and winger Steve Montgomery went over for Hessle, the conversion attempt failing.
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- (In cricket and rugby) a failure to field a ball correctly: he was run out after attempting a quick single to a Warne misfieldMore example sentences
- A misfield by Arnold at extra cover gifted Mongia two more as events took on a certain air of inevitability.
- New Zealand's fielding was also awful with several misfields and dropped catches.
- For all their greatness Pakistan struggled to keep their focus and you always knew that you would get a few easy runs off them from misfields, and maybe benefit from a couple of dropped catches.
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