- a fielding position on the leg side near the boundary almost directly behind the bowler
- a fielder in this position
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Words nearby long-on
Example sentences from the Web for long-on
Sooner or later you will lose your wicket, for the ball is sure at some time to be caught by long-on or long-off.
Stands about the same distance behind the wicket on the on-side as long-on does before it.
In very swift bowling the long-on often takes this position.
Occupies the same position as long-on at the other side of the wicket.