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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.

Words that rhyme with midwicket

cricket, picket, picquet, piquet, pricket, snicket, thicket, ticket, wicket

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