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Definition of "mid-on" [mid-on]

  • The fielding position in cricket closest to the bowler on the on side. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "mid-on" in a sentence
  • "With Mr. Beer into the attack, he sensed a chance to break free of self-doubt, but chose the wrong ball — too flighted and too wide — to hit over mid-on."
  • "He made only 13 of them before hoisting Mr. Beer to mid-on, giving the left-arm spinner his first Test wicket with his 69th ball of trying."
  • "Brad Haddin might have run Steven Smith out without facing had Alastair Cook's throw been on target — another example of Australia's sloppiness, or England's alertness in the field, depending on your point of view — and might have holed out twice himself; once at deepish mid-on, once at short extra cover, both off Mr. Swann as he played more loosely than the situation warranted."
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