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striking circle Line breaks: strik¦ing cir¦cle

Definition of striking circle in English:


An elongated semicircle on a hockey field in front of the goal, from within which the ball must be hit in order to score.
Example sentences
  • The maximum number of players must enter the striking circle when you have to score a goal.
  • Gagan is an asset in the striking circle and at no stage did I expect him to be axed.
  • In the striking circle, he can be lethal like the great Balbir of yore.
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