field placing

Definition

Cricket

  • noun the way in which the fielders are positioned around the playing area for a particular bowler
    Citation ‘Bowling around the wicket, with a low arm, Vine differed from those who were expert in imparting leg-spin to genuinely fast balls … only in his trajectory, which was lower, and in his field-placing, which was heavily accented to the leg side’ (Frith 1984)
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