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  • n. Plural form of wicket.


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  • It may be played either as "all strokes," in which the total number of strokes to get through all the wickets is the final score, or as in golf, "all wickets," in which the score for each wicket is taken separately, as each hole in golf is played.

    Outdoor Sports and Games

  • It was a cannon-ball, and they fired it out of a cannon, and the wickets was a mile and a half apart -- no, a mile and a quarter -- and one man hit the ball, and the other men shouted, "Run it out!" and he ran sixty-four runs.

    Despair's Last Journey

  • I think he needs to get a long run in the team even if he isn't taking bags of wickets, which is easy to do if the team is performing. | Top Stories

  • He added: In that final session you saw that we didn't go chasing wickets, which is often tempting when you've been bowled out for a low total.

    BBC News - Home

  • Sky are just running through all the wickets, which is most welcome seeing as I'm in a daze and this morning has been a bit of a blur.

    The Guardian World News

  • We have got bowlers who are capable of taking 20 wickets, which is important to win a Test.

    The Times of India

  • But he is a bowler with a knack of taking wickets, which is a great skill to have.

    BBC News - Home

  • The wickets can also be flatter and it's finding the way of how to get wickets, which is the most important thing in the end. | Top Stories

  • "He took three vital wickets, which is just a credit to him," he said.

    Star News Group

  • The duo were quick on their feet and rotated the strike with ease, their running between the wickets was the highlight of the innings.



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