outfielder

Definition

Cricket

  • noun a fielder stationed in the outfield; a ‘deep’ fielder
    Citation ‘He [Constantine] was one of the great outfielders of all time, athletic, panther-quick, sure-handed and with an arm that could rifle the ball into the wicket-keeper’s gloves like a bullet even from the deepest boundary’ (Manley 1988)
    Citation ‘A Pakistani outfielder, however, had to make a run for it as a herd of goats from the prison farm dashed across the outfield, followed by the prisoners and their guards’ (David turner, Wisden 2005)
http://www.dictionarycentral.com/definition/outfielder.html