An elongated semicircle on a hockey field in front of the goal, from within which the ball must be hit in order to score.
More 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.