Definition of 'outfield'
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The same could not be said for the outfield players. The Sun (2017)He is like an outfield player with gloves on. The Sun (2016)The pitch and the outfield were sluggish and scoring was understandably hard work. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She brings a notebook onto the pitch with her, partly so outfield players know she has been studying them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Known for its lush outfield, the grass for the stadium was imported from the Caribbean? Times, Sunday Times (2016)So see what you think of my top ten outfield players - at the risk of my Twitter feed crashing again! The Sun (2016)He became a goalkeeper when a heart murmur stopped him playing in outfield positions as a youngster. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The square has become drier as well as the outfield, the pitches less firm. Times, Sunday Times (2013)No foreign outfield player has played more games in the Prem. The Sun (2015)His team removed turf from about one third of the outfield to a depth of 30 millimetres. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A flat pitch and quick outfield made batting a pleasure and bowling a toil. Times, Sunday Times (2009)No damage was done to the outfield or the pitch at Taunton by the staging of a concert last week. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Goal kicks are 21 times less likely to be taken by an outfield player now than a few decades back. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He is the conundrum who prefers playing in football's most individual outfield position yet struggles to think beyond the collective. Times, Sunday Times (2014)By this stage, it was clear that there were no real demons in the pitch and the outfield was lightning fast. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I mean, compared to the outfield positions favoured by normal players. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A record for an outfield player of 164 and you wonder if it will be bettered. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The cricketing reality is the pitch and outfield mean the games will be dull, dull, dull. The Sun (2008)The conditions yesterday, with heavy cloud cover and a lush outfield, would have pleased them all. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A splendid batting pitch and huge outfield meant that the target of 164 was not as daunting as it first appeared. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It was the eighth outfield position the Yorkshireman has attempted for City and he was predictably competent and willing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If you can tick all those boxes, why shouldn't you be able to play in any outfield position? Times, Sunday Times (2014)We're all different, but outfield players tend to do the same training exercises for the same amount of time. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Few views in sport can be more appealing than this vista of lush, green outfield rolling towards gleaming, modern stands. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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