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