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Cover

The amount above UNITY of a debt service ratio.

Short Cover

The act of buying a security one has previously sold short in order to close a position. In order to make a profit on a short cover, one must buy the security at a price less than the price at which one sold it. It is also simply called a cover.

cover

cover

see DIVIDEND COVER, INTEREST COVER.
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Larwood said that Jardine asked him to stand at short cover point and just stare at Bradman, so that he may think that the paceman could come back for another spell any time and that actually caused the legendary batsman to lose his head and get bowled out.
He was also a very good fielder at cover point and ran like a terrier.
Walters' marathon ended when he miscued an attempted pull against Adam Ball into the hands of Mahmood at mid-on then, without addition to the score, Aneurin Norman spooned one to cover point off the bowling of Matt Coles.
Carroll, who trains King Olav for Cover Point Racing, said: "He loves it round here and the race fell into his hands.
Dilshan, who was fielding at cover point, instructed Randiv in Sinhalese - "if you want, you can bowl a no ball.
Shakhib guided a simple catch to Eoin Morgan at cover point and Siddique's patient innings ended after more than four hours when he was deceived by a slower delivery and lobbed the ball to Tim Bresnan at mid-off.
I've told him that if he focuses his gaze on me as he wanders in from cover point, it can do him nothing but good," he said.
And, with the new ball, Harris struck as Andrew Hodd was snaffled at cover point as Sussex reached 294 for eight at tea.
But Matsikenyeri went for 11, caught at cover, while Waller (13) was caught at cover point to ensure a rapid end to the innings.
His first delivery was clipped off his legs for two by Pyrah, who then ended the match by forcing him to the cover point boundary to finish unbeaten on 42 off 49 balls with three fours.
Guptill gave chances early in his innings, notably to wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin off Daren Powell when he was 15 and to Brendan Nash at cover point when he was 21 but then settled to play a commanding innings.
In the 36th over Smith brought up his 50 off 89 balls with his eighth four, to which he added a ninth and 10th three overs later when he twice cut Murtaza Hussain to the cover point boundary.