cow corner



  • noun the part of the leg-side boundary towards which the ball is propelled by a cowshot, roughly between deep mid-wicket and long-on
    Citation ‘Surrey … only avoided their lowest ever score (12) by an edge through the slips and a wild swipe to cow corner’ (Peter Roebuck, Cricketer November 1983)
    Citation ‘When the slogger Neil Carter arrived, Warne adjusted his field to have cow corner well patrolled, but Carter just stretched myopically forward to a big leg-break’ (John Collis, Guardian 12 May 2006)