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not cricket


  1. (informal) not fair play

Example Sentences Including 'not cricket'

' THE TIMES Tour is not cricket THE presence of the England cricket team in Zimbabwe was astonishing.
The Australian (2004)
A. The board, for the last five years, has been vote-oriented, not cricket oriented.
Outlook India (2005)
It is ` not cricket " to complain - but then it is `not cricket" to tamper with the ball either.
Botham, Ian & Hayter, Peter Botham - My Autobiography
It is all within the rules but, quite appropriately at this time, it's just not cricket.
Independent (1999)
Just not cricket NICE photo-shoot and story about the Bulldogs having a day at the beach (Feb 29).
Courier, Sunday Mail (2004)


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