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extra cover

or extra cover point

noun, Cricket.
1.
the position of a fielder between mid off and cover point.
2.
the fielder occupying this position.
Origin of extra cover
1865-1870
First recorded in 1865-70
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extra cover

noun
1.
(cricket) a fielding position between cover and mid-off
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