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American English (AmE, AE, AmEng, USEng, en-US), sometimes called United States English or U.S. English, is the set of varieties of the English language native to the United States.
In the sport of cricket, a bail is one of the two smaller sticks placed on top of the three stumps to form a wicket.
In the sport of cricket, batting is the act or skill of hitting the cricket ball with a cricket bat to score runs or prevent the loss of one's wicket.
Bowled is a method of dismissing a batsman in the sport of cricket.
Bowling, in cricket, is the action of propelling the ball toward the wicket defended by a batsman.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
A cricket ball is a hard, solid ball used to play cricket.
A cricket bat is a specialised piece of equipment used by batsmen in the sport of cricket to hit the ball, typically consisting of a cane handle attached to a flat-fronted willow-wood blade.
In the game of cricket, the cricket pitch consists of the central strip of the cricket field between the wickets.
Croquet is a sport that involves hitting plastic or wooden balls with a mallet through hoops (often called "wickets" in the United States) embedded in a grass playing court.
Cue sports (sometimes written cuesports), also known as billiard sports, are a wide variety of games of skill generally played with a cue stick, which is used to strike billiard balls and thereby cause them to move around a cloth-covered billiards table bounded by elastic bumpers known as.
Fielding in the sport of cricket is the action of fielders in collecting the ball after it is struck by the batsman, to limit the number of runs that the batsman scores and/or to get the batsman out by catching the ball in flight or by running the batsman out.
This is a general glossary of the terminology used in the sport of cricket.
Hit wicket is a method of dismissal in the sport of cricket.
An innings is one of the divisions of a cricket match during which one team takes its turn to bat.
James Robert Graham (11 August 1906 in Dublin, Ireland – 14 January 1942 in Dublin) was an Irish cricketer.
The Laws of Cricket is a code which specifies the rules of the game of cricket worldwide.
Metonymy is a figure of speech in which a thing or concept is referred to by the name of something closely associated with that thing or concept.
In the sport of cricket, two batsmen always bat in partnership, although only one is on strike at any time.
Princes Risborough is an affluent small town in Buckinghamshire, England, about 9 miles south of Aylesbury and 8 miles north west of High Wycombe.
Roque is an American variant of croquet played on a hard, smooth surface.
Run out is a method of dismissal in the sport of cricket governed by Law 38 of the Laws of cricket.
A sticky wicket (or sticky dog, or glue pot) is a metaphor used to describe a difficult circumstance.
In cricket, the stumps are the three vertical posts that support the bails and form the wicket.
Stumped is a method of dismissal in cricket.
In cricket, an umpire (from the Old French nompere meaning not a peer, i.e. not a member of one of the teams, impartial) is a person who has the authority to make decisions about events on the cricket field, according to the Laws of Cricket.
A wicket gate, or simply a wicket, is a pedestrian door or gate, particularly one built into a larger door or into a wall or fence.