Definition of 'wicket'
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The England seamer marched out to the wicket without a bat. The Sun (2016)West Indies would have been in the decider if they had lost one fewer wicket when weather intervened. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And one wicket did not bring two. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The key to it was that we wanted to bat while the wicket was still good. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He may have just felt on a sticky wicket. The Sun (2011)He plays the wicket and batsman well. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Took three wickets in the first innings but went for five and a half runs an over. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sports facilities include an indoor climbing wall and three cricket wickets. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Nor is it his fault that this is a very good wicket to bat on. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Her skinny pins remind me of a pair of cricket wickets. The Sun (2010)Five missed bat and wicket but the sixth struck flesh. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They were already one wicket down. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If a team were at home, they could choose innings and where to pitch the wickets. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He's mastering techniques which are proving a sticky wicket for others. The Sun (2009)Like a bowler wants five wickets, a batsman wants a hundred. The Sun (2016)After losing three quick wickets, they were glad it was so few. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Don't be left on a sticky wicket. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He was initially picked for the England team as a batsman who kept wicket only reasonably well. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is the fourth highest partnership for the third wicket in first-class cricket anywhere in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Pakistan won by three wickets. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was a good wicket, probably one of the best all year at Chelmsford. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was a great performance from the attack as taking 20 wickets on that pitch wasn't easy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet I only got two wickets. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is now standard to score more than 100 in the last ten overs, providing a team have wickets in hand. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'wicket'
British English: wicket NOUN
In cricket, a wicket is a set of three upright sticks with two small sticks on top of them at which the ball is bowled.
Definition of wicket from the Collins English Dictionary
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