Definition of long on in English:

long on


  • 1A fielding position far behind the bowler and towards the on side.

    • ‘Ponting cracked 25 runs square on the leg side, and another 26 in the arc between midwicket and long on.’
    • ‘The first two balls were hit hard and high over long on and mid-wicket.’
    • ‘Razzaq smacked it with the finesse of a slugger towards long on; it was a stroke that resounded visually but was actually a miscue.’
    1. 1.1A fielder at long on.