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short stop is dirctly behind the keeper, but a bit further back is long stop also toward the batsmens legs is fine leg and deep fine leg (closer to the boundary) and on the off side you have deep gully and third man (which is closer to the rope)

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Other than the wicketkeeper, there is a place at the boundary behind the stumps called 'long stop'.

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