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What’s the point? Why fielding positions have their names

“The adjective ‘silly’, to describe a dangerously close-in position, was popularised, if not invented, by the Australian team which toured England in 1878.” In December’s The Cricketer, Steven Lynch discovers where cricket’s quirky fielding position names come from.

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