or extra cover point
the position of a fielder between mid off and cover point.
the fielder occupying this position.
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Origin of extra cover
First recorded in 1865–70
Words nearby extra cover
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Example sentences from the Web for extra cover
At a hundred and four, when the wicket had put on exactly fifty, Bob fell to a combination of de Freece and extra-cover.
It flew along the ground through the gap between cover and extra-cover, a comfortable three.
British Dictionary definitions for extra cover
cricket a fielding position between cover and mid-off
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