There are 2 main translations of cricket in Spanish:

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cricket 1

American English: /ˈkrɪkɪt/
British English: /ˈkrɪkɪt/

noun

  • (Zoology) to be as chirpy/merry as a cricket [colloquial]
    estar como unas Pascuas or como un cascabel
    Example sentences
    • The warm summer air whipped through Chris' open window blowing with it the sounds of crickets chirping.
    • The only sound heard was crickets, chirping their nightly tunes hidden somewhere in the darkness.
    • She sniffed delicately as her ears moved to the sounds of crickets chirping.
    Example sentences
    • The second family includes some but by no means all of the insects which bear the name cricket.

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cricket 2
American English: /ˈkrɪkɪt/
British English: /ˈkrɪkɪt/

noun

  • uncountable (Sport) (game) that's not cricket (British English) [colloquial]
    eso no es jugar limpio
    (before noun) (ball/match/bat)
    de críquet
    Example sentences
    • The village has a good sports field with football and cricket teams.
    • So many runs in three days of cricket can't be a good wicket for Test match cricket.
    • The lack of patience from their batsmen has often been the bane of Bangladesh's cricket team.

Cultural Note: cricket

El críquet se juega principalmente en Gran Bretaña y los países de la Commonwealth. Se juega en un campo de césped, entre dos equipos de once jugadores cada uno. Se emplean bates ( bats) y una pelota de cuero. Cada equipo batea en una entrada ( innings) para marcar carreras ( runs). Los jugadores del equipo contrario ( bowlers) lanzan ( bowl) la pelota al bateador y fildean ( field), es decir interceptan la pelota, con el objetivo, si lo logran, de dejar al bateador fuera del juego ( out) o que obtenga el menor número de carreras posibles. Hay dos bateadores ( batsmen) a la vez en el campo, cada uno defendiendo un wicket, que son de tres palos verticales ( stumps) que sostienen a su vez dos palos cortos ( bails). Los wickets se encuentran uno frente al otro y están separados por una distancia de 22 yardas (20,1 mts. aproximadamente). Las carreras se marcan cuando los bateadores corren de un wicket a otro.

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