square-drive

Definitions

Cricket

  • noun
    (written as square drive)
    a form of drive, played to a good length ball pitching just outside off stump, in which the ball is sent into the area between cover and point.
    See drive
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  • verb to hit the ball when playing a square drive
    Citation ‘After lunch Viswanath displayed the only commanding strokeplay of the entire match when he twice drove Willis for four and square-drove a three in the same over’ (Berry 1982)
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