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Fielding positions: Mid-wicket (8)

Mid wicketSquare legFine legWicketkeeperSlipsThird manGullyPointCoverMid off

This is positioned on the leg side, between square leg and mid-on.

It is roughly between 45-60 degrees from the bat.


It is another position where run-saving is the main aim, rather than attacking the batsmen.

Although you can expect a few top-edged pulls coming your way if you're fielding here.

And you need a safe pair of hands if you're fielding on the mid-wicket boundary, especially in limited-overs cricket when the batsmen are hitting out.

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