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wicket British & World English

Each of the sets of three stumps with two bails across the top at either end of the pitch, defended by a batsman

hit wicket British & World English

The action of a batsman stepping on or knocking over their own wicket, resulting in their dismissal

keep wicket British & World English

Be a wicketkeeper

lose a wicket British & World English

(Of the batting side) have a batsman dismissed

take a wicket British & World English

(Of a bowler or a fielding side) dismiss a batsman

leg before wicket British & World English

(Of a batsman) adjudged by the umpire to be out through obstructing the ball with the leg (or other part of the body) rather than the bat, when the ball would otherwise have hit the wicket

a sticky wicket British & World English

A pitch that has been drying after rain and is difficult to bat on

over the wicket British & World English

(Referring to which side of the wicket a bowler runs when bowling) to the left of the wicket if a right-handed bowler and the right of the wicket if a left-handed bowler

round the wicket British & World English

(Referring to which side of the wicket a bowler runs when bowling) to the right of the wicket if a right-handed bowler and the left of the wicket if a left-handed bowler

hit wicket in hit British & World English

The action of a batsman stepping on or knocking over their own wicket, resulting in their dismissal

lose a wicket in wicket British & World English

(Of the batting side) have a batsman dismissed

take a wicket in wicket British & World English

(Of a bowler or a fielding side) dismiss a batsman

midwicket British & World English

A fielding position on the leg side, level with the middle of the pitch

wicket door in wicket British & World English

A small door or gate, especially one beside or in a larger one

wicket gate in wicket British & World English

A small door or gate, especially one beside or in a larger one

a sticky wicket in wicket British & World English

A pitch that has been drying after rain and is difficult to bat on

over the wicket in wicket British & World English

(Referring to which side of the wicket a bowler runs when bowling) to the left of the wicket if a right-handed bowler and the right of the wicket if a left-handed bowler

round the wicket in wicket British & World English

(Referring to which side of the wicket a bowler runs when bowling) to the right of the wicket if a right-handed bowler and the left of the wicket if a left-handed bowler

wicketkeeper British & World English

A fielder stationed close behind a batsman’s wicket and typically equipped with gloves and pads