fielding

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  • noun the performance or ability of an individual fielder or of the fielders in a team considered collectively
    Citation ‘The inspirational fielding of Jonty Rhodes, whose exceptional speed over the ground … acted equally as a depressant on the opposing batsmen and as a stimulant to his own bowlers’ (Richard Hutton, Cricketer September 1994)
    Citation ‘Slip fielding needs great powers of concentration, never mind quick reflexes’ (Simon Hughes, Jargonbusting: Mastering the Art of Cricket 2002)
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