Translation of wicket in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈwɪkət; ˈwɪkɪt/


  • 1 (in cricket) 1.1 (area of pitch)área central del terreno de juego to be o bat on a sticky wicket (BrE) estar* en una situación comprometida, estar* en terreno resbaladizo to be on a losing wicket llevar las de perder
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    • You can spend some time at the crease, get used to the bowler's action, the ground, the wicket.
    • So we sat around while a new wicket was prepared and cut, which was the only way of playing.
    • It thus becomes important for us to prepare fast and bouncy wickets at home, so that our batsmen get used to these surfaces.
    1.2 (stumps and bails) palos (mpl) 1.3 (batsman's turn) to take a wicket eliminar a un bateador
  • 2 2.1wicket (door o gate) portezuela (f), portillo (m) 2.2 (window) (AmE) ventanilla (f)
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    • As to privacy, Mr Husain complained of the wicket in the door.
    • The barred wicket opened and shut, and the door creaked ajar.
    2.3 (in croquet) (AmE) aro (m)
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    • Each player takes a croquet mallet and must only use the striking end, not the side, when moving their ball through the croquet wickets.
    • The wickets are metal or wire pieces that look like miniature arches and are located throughout the croquet course.

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