Definition of off drive in English:

off drive

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Cricket

noun

  • A drive to the off side.
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    • Shalders immediately started to score, stroking a well-timed off drive through the covers for 4.
    • A classic off drive from Elliott brought up the hundred, and Somerset were in desperate need of a wicket.
    • He began his assault with a fantastic off drive against the spin of Nikhil Chopra and from then on there was no stopping him.

verb

[with object] (off-drive) Back to top  
  • Drive (the ball) to the off side; drive a ball from (a bowler) to the off side: Greig began by off-driving Chandra for four
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    • Anthony McGrath and Michael Lumb survived until the rain returned at 55-3 and on the resumption Lumb off-drove Panesar's first ball for four.
    • And now, as I finish typing the last sentence, Tendulkar off-drives Shoaib for four.
    • Bowler had just gone to his 50 off 63 balls with six fours when he off-drove Craig White to Hoggard but then Cox and Ian Blackwell tore the bowling to shreds.

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