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  • n. A fielding position on the leg side, square of the batsman's wicket, between leg gully and midwicket; a fielder in that position.


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  • Cricket jargon - a fielding position directly behind the batsman and approximately twenty-five metres away. One of the two field umpires usually stands at square leg.

    December 2, 2007