extra cover

or extra cover point

  1. the position of a fielder between mid off and cover point.

  2. the fielder occupying this position.

Origin of extra cover

First recorded in 1865–70

Words Nearby extra cover

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How to use extra cover in a sentence

  • At a hundred and four, when the wicket had put on exactly fifty, Bob fell to a combination of de Freece and extra-cover.

    Mike | P. G. Wodehouse

British Dictionary definitions for extra cover

extra cover

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

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