at the wicket


at the wicket
at the wicket Cricket 1) batting. 2) by the wicketkeeper.
Main Entry: wicket

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  • the wicket — (of bowling) delivered with the arm nearer (or farther away from) the wicket ● wicket …   Useful english dictionary

  • around the wicket — adverb Bowling the ball from the side of the wicket that puts the bowlers bowling hand farther from the wicket Ant: over the wicket …   Wiktionary

  • over the wicket — adverb bowling the ball from the side of the wicket that puts the bowlers bowling hand closer to the wicket Ant: around the wicket …   Wiktionary

  • throw down the wicket — (of a fielder) to break the wicket with a throw of the ball • • • Main Entry: ↑wicket …   Useful english dictionary

  • at the wicket Cricket — 1》 batting. 2》 by the wicketkeeper. → wicket …   English new terms dictionary

  • bowl round the wicket — phrasal cricket : to deliver a ball from the side of the bowling crease corresponding to the bowling arm (as right for a right hand bowler) usually while standing somewhat away from the stumps …   Useful english dictionary

  • bowl over the wicket — phrasal cricket : to deliver a ball with the stumps on the same side as one s bowling arm and usually while standing quite close to the stumps …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wicket-keeper — The wicket keeper in cricket is the fielding player who stands behind the batsman on strike at the wicket. The role of the wicket keeper is governed by Law 40 of the Laws of cricket, and is similar to that of the catcher in baseball.The wicket… …   Wikipedia

  • Wicket — Wick et, n. [OE. wiket, OF. wiket, guichet, F. quichet; probably of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. v?k a small creek, inlet, bay, vik a corner.] [1913 Webster] 1. A small gate or door, especially one forming part of, or placed near, a larger door or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wicket door — Wicket Wick et, n. [OE. wiket, OF. wiket, guichet, F. quichet; probably of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. v?k a small creek, inlet, bay, vik a corner.] [1913 Webster] 1. A small gate or door, especially one forming part of, or placed near, a larger… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English