- 1 (in cricket) 1.1 (area of pitch)área central del terreno de juego to be o bat on a sticky wicket (British English/inglés británico) estar* en una situación comprometida, estar* en terreno resbaladizo to be on a losing wicket llevar las de perderMore example sentences1.2 (stumps and bails) palos (masculine plural) 1.3 (batsman's turn) to take a wicket eliminar a un bateador
- 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.
- 2 2.1wicket (door o gate) portezuela (f), portillo (m) 2.2 (window) (American English/inglés norteamericano) ventanilla (feminine)More example sentences2.3 (in croquet) (American English/inglés norteamericano) aro (masculine)
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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.
- 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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