How To Use Wicket In A Sentence

  • His eight wickets came at a hefty price. Times, Sunday Times
  • After pulling the ball over midwicket, Cairns showed he was no one-trick pony.
  • India's reply was a total disaster, with wickets falling too rapidly due to run-outs.
  • Dravid was out attempting to hit a six, the ball landing with the deep midwicket fielder.
  • Yuvraj takes a swift two through mid-wicket, and then late cuts past short-third man for four with the help of a misfield by Graeme Swann! Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph
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  • Kumble went round the wicket to bring the ugly miscued, sliced slog to mid-off's hands into play.
  • To Slegge's annoyance, he very soon found that if the prestige of the school was to be kept up Glyn and Singh must be in the eleven, for the former in a very short time was acknowledged to be the sharpest bowler in the school, while, from long practice together, Singh was an admirable wicket-keeper -- one who laughed at gloves and pads, was utterly without fear, and had, as Wrench said -- he being a great admirer of a game in which he never had a chance to play -- "a nye like a nork. Glyn Severn's Schooldays
  • He saw his side lose eight wickets for 61 before he found some support from the ageless Bill Carter who helped add 25 for the ninth wicket until Webster hit a return catch to Evans and fell for 58.
  • An outdoor game in which the players drive wooden balls through a series of wickets using long-handled mallets.
  • He was unable to pierce the field and his method of blocking the ball with soft hands close to the wickets to pinch quick singles just didn't work.
  • In 1900 he became only the third player ever to make 2000 runs and take over 100 wickets in a season.
  • Kallis 'major strength as a batsman is his ability to concentrate, and so he doesn't chuck his wicket away very often. John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting...
  • Surely, something freakish would happen—a slow roller through the wickets, some fluke fly ball barely clearing the Green Monster, a sure groundout bouncing crazily around the infield—something confirming the Sox impending doom usually happened right about now. One Season
  • Outside in the yard was a storm water drain which was used as an urinal and a water barrel for collecting the water from the roof and the slated stone buildings, a wicket gate leading to a dry toilet at the and of the garden.
  • The wicket wasn't playing that easily, but he knew which shots worked for him on that wicket and was able to adapt his game to that.
  • Bradman hit only one four in front of the wicket on the off, but 14 to the on by means of drives and his celebrated pull.
  • It was very difficult facing good spin bowlers on a wicket that sometimes bounced up around your shoulder and the next one's skidding straight through. Times, Sunday Times
  • Their senior batsmen played a handful of fluent shots, but there was no stickability in the top end of the order, so that wickets fell at a steady rate.
  • Whether they do so or not, let's hope he takes a good look in the mirror over the coming months, learns from Botham's errors, acknowledges that Garry Sobers was the exception rather than the norm, accepts his vincibility and sets greater store by the runs column than the wickets.
  • Three hours packed with a quick-fire century, a couple of bouncers, two-thirds of a hat-trick, a dropped catch, several bowled wickets and innumerable fours and sixers.
  • Eight wickets at 45 apiece in first three Tests did him scant justice. Times, Sunday Times
  • With the news that Australia's leading wicket taker Shane Warne will be fit for the match, the game promises to be an evenly fought contest.
  • The bowlers were very well backed up by the fielders, and the hosts were pegged back to 19 for three from 12 overs, with Koram being the pick of the bowling with three wickets from six maiden overs.
  • He went down the wicket even to bowlers of extreme pace with the intention of making them drop the ball short, and when they did so, he would cut or pull the ball savagely.
  • The plodding pace at which he batted meant those following him had to sacrifice their wickets to the cause. Times, Sunday Times
  • The Indian captain tried a cut shot and was caught behind just three deliveries later to give the bowler a wicket in his very first over.
  • Man-of-the-match Hill snatched four quick wickets as the home side found themselves in disarray on 47-6.
  • The value of five bowlers was highlighted again as the wickets were shared. Times, Sunday Times
  • Justin Langer miscued a pull shot off Vaas in the ninth over and lobbed a simple catch to Tillakaratne Dilshan at mid-wicket with the total at 43.
  • Laidlaw also took two fine slip catches, and a skier at mid-wicket, to add to his contribution.
  • With a target of just 129 in the second innings, seven wickets fell before spinner Ashley Giles hit the winning runs.
  • They had added an unbeaten 28 for the third wicket by the close.
  • However, Razzaq swung hugely at Sidebottom and was caught at short third man, Gul pulled the next ball to deep square leg and Shoiab, having hit Bresnan for only the sixth four of the innings to go with the three sixes,  was comprehensively yorked to give the bowler his third wicket. Pitiful Pakistan hit rock bottom as England stroll to second win
  • The Embsay innings got off to a flyer with Duncan Bullough and Simon Bailey putting on 74 for the first wicket before the latter departed for 23.
  • It's helped give us enough scoreboard pressure to go out and take some wickets. Times, Sunday Times
  • A wicket fell to a great catch off the sixth ball and in his excitement he reset his clicker. Times, Sunday Times
  • With no expression of acknowledgment the porter closed the wicket.
  • A left-handed batsman and wicketkeeper, Tindill's international cricket career spanned nearly a decade, either side of World War Two in which he served as a member of the NZEF. Stuff.co.nz - Stuff
  • With a new name adorning the number one position after almost every match, the Daredevils, who climbed to the coveted position after trampling over event's whipping boys Kolkata Knight Riders by nine wickets, would have to up the ante when they take on Sachin Tendulkar's army for the first time in the tournament. Times Now
  • This all goes to show to what lengths groundsmen can get in the preparation of present-day wickets. Archive 2009-03-01
  • The moment was regulation: Ben Hilfenhaus pushing half-forward, Matt Prior , the wicket-keeper, accepting a straightforward chance. England Retains the Ashes
  • His switch to off-cutters from a reduced run-up suddenly had the ball popping off the wicket and the bat.
  • Gooch won an important toss, put West Indies in, and before long five wickets were down for 29.
  • Thurstan batting the second time scored 155 for the loss of 3 wickets when stumps were drawn.
  • Graveney, a man who knows a little about picking international cricketers after his 11 years as chairman of the selectors, witnessed what he calls "an extraordinary performance with both bat and ball" against Hampshire at the start of the month, in which Stokes scored a boisterous 135 not out and took six wickets with his skiddy medium pace. New kids on the block stake their claim for England Test place
  • Don't be left on a sticky wicket. Times, Sunday Times
  • The reserve wicketkeeper on this tour, who is unlikely to play in a Test match this summer. Times, Sunday Times
  • Spring View are now just 22 points behind the top two following a seven-wicket win at Standish.
  • Like Marshall, Lee is a different character out on the pitch where he hurls down his thunderbolts with a fearsome accuracy and hostility to take a wicket every 32 balls, one of the best strike rates ever.
  • A wicketkeeper who merges into the background is a good one. Times, Sunday Times
  • Supplementing his batsmanship is the ability to take key wickets.
  • But something was wrong with the picture - the bails remained firmly on the wicket, despite the leaning leg stump.
  • Saturday's final will feature a tantalizing showdown between Tendulkar, the leading run scorer in cricket history, and Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan, the sport's all-time leading wicket-taker. Billingsley Shows Love for Los Angeles
  • Sussex had few problems getting past Essex, cruising to a nine-wicket win with more than five overs to spare.
  • Cricket is the national game among the school-boys of the Punjab, from the naked hedge-school children, who use an old kerosine-tin for wicket, to the B. A.'s of the University, who compete for the The Kipling Reader Selections from the Books of Rudyard Kipling
  • Morally, there's no difference between a batsman who chooses to stay, knowing that he is out, and a wicketkeeper who appeals against a batsman knowing he isn't.
  • It will not please England, though, that two of his wickets, both front-line batsmen, were culpable.
  • Two wickets had fallen in three balls, and Pakistan were delicately poised at 109 for 3.
  • In seven Tests at headquarters between 1983 and 1989, Foster took just 14 wickets at 44 runs apiece.
  • To retain four uncapped spinners could be regarded as unnecessary and Ellison may already have been considered surplus to requirements along with Ripon-born opening batsman John Inglis and reserve wicketkeeper Matthew Thewlis.
  • Gul immediately narrowed the margin by driving the first ball of the day for four wide of mid-on when James Anderson overpitched, after the tourists had begun needing just eight runs from their final wicket to scupper England's plans. icSolihull
  • It has been a long time since we have seen an Indian wicket-keeper who dives headlong for catches.
  • Viola watched him lope up to the near wickets, throw the ball in one fluid overarm motion, and shatter the far wickets every time. No Man's Mistress
  • By the time he was out, when the substitute Silva caught a skier at mid-wicket off Dilhara, India had effectively won the game.
  • Kumble went round the wicket to bring the ugly miscued, sliced slog to mid-off's hands into play.
  • Warwickshire closed on 70 for 3, and unless there is a clatter of wickets or a generous declaration by Nick Knight this match is drifting to a draw.
  • Actually the bowler and catcher do tend to meet up after getting a wicket and congratulate each other.
  • Haworth move into second place after thumping visitors Ingrow St John's by nine wickets.
  • He will be eager to add to the 43 wickets he has taken in nine championship matches this season. Times, Sunday Times
  • Run out: When the batter chooses to run (and this is a choice) he can be “thrown out” in baseball parlance if a fielder throws the ball back and hits the stump (or someone tags the stump with the ball) before the runner gets back to the wicket (the equivalent to a force-out in baseball). Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » A Brief Cricket Guide For American Baseball Fans
  • We lost too many wickets through the middle period. Times, Sunday Times
  • The former England wicketkeeper, 40, took a stunning one-handed effort to see off the Somerset danger man Kieron Pollard before embarking on some joyous celebrations. Leicestershire victory was written in the stars, says Paul Nixon
  • Superb display of swing bowling got him a deserved five-wicket haul in the first innings. The Sun
  • The score was mounting rapidly in extras to such an extent that the thirty-three for no wicket included only four runs off the bat. GOODBYE CURATE
  • He may have just felt on a sticky wicket. The Sun
  • The match-winning stand, however, came between John Sadler and Paul Nixon, as they added 84 for the sixth wicket.
  • It is no different from a batsman in cricket facing the wicketkeeper while the bowler is already running in to bowl. Times, Sunday Times
  • He will remain a member of the touring party as reserve wicketkeeper. Times, Sunday Times
  • Next, Afridi swept one powerfully over midwicket, and later in the same tonked one over wide long-on.
  • A good wicketkeeper is the heart of any cricket team and I am always on the look out for a good prospect. Lord Bonkers' Favourite XI: 7. Paul Keetch
  • They began slowly at first, seeking to halt the clatter of wickets. The Sun
  • After losing three quick wickets, they were glad it was so few. Times, Sunday Times
  • The fall of the wicket brought Vowles to the crease and the game changed complexion.
  • He took 2-37 and then rapped out 61 off only 36 balls with 12 fours as his side won by seven wickets.
  • In addition the umpire was permitted to consult the television umpire with respect to hit-wicket appeals.
  • Humphreys, having started the wickets rolling by snaring Martin Leech with a snick to Walker, then got a delivery to lift and Kaushal chopped it onto his stumps for 12.
  • Two more singles are added - and as I observed at 0457, he seems more like runless, wicketless Brisbane Johnson than the unplayable Johnson of Perth. BBC News - Home
  • But Adil Rashid gave Yorkshire a chance with two wickets in an over: Bell caught for 57 on the cover boundary by Jonny Bairstow, who turned round ebulliently to punch the air towards the main terrace, and Jim Troughton, holing out to long-off where Rudolph caught it with no fuss at all. Jacques Rudolph century proves in vain
  • The referral system is helping him get some wickets that he would not have normally got in the past. Times, Sunday Times
  • And as every ‘victualer’ knows, you will certainly need a nifty name for your tacky tavern besides, ‘Stickey Wicket Pub’, ‘Waddling Dog’ or ‘Toad-in-the-Hole’ (which are already taken).
  • Derbyshire need another 264 to avoid the follow-on with eight wickets remaining. Times, Sunday Times
  • They made 214 all out against Green Lane who coasted home with five wickets in hand.
  • By the end, wickets fell at an alarming rate and it was West who scented an unlikely victory.
  • England won by eight wickets. Times, Sunday Times
  • And yet he played successfully as a batsman and a wicketkeeper for four more years. Times, Sunday Times
  • Tanzania lost to Namibia by three runs as the Namibia side batted second and scored 100 runs for three wickets down.
  • The early wickets that came Illingworth's way this season must have been particularly timely to boost the morale.
  • Ponting cracked 25 runs square on the leg side, and another 26 in the arc between midwicket and long on.
  • There are caveats to this delight in seeing the physio run on to the wicket. Times, Sunday Times
  • But he takes more wickets because he psyches batsmen out.
  • Hashim and Zahid claimed two wickets each. Jamia Ashrafia, in reply, could score only 109 runs for the loss of six wickets in 10 overs.
  • Skipton are seven points adrift of safety after going down to a Knaresborough side in which Mike Baxendall continued his wicket taking.
  • The visitors cruised home by five wickets thanks to a fine knock of 109 by Craig Watts.
  • Twilight at Mrs. Wickett's, when the School bell clanged for call-over, brought them back to him in a cloud — Katherine scampering along the stone corridors, laughing beside him at some "howler" in an essay he was marking, taking the cello part in a Mozart trio for the School concert, her creamy arm sweeping over the brown sheen of the instrument. Goodbye, Mr Chips
  • They lost 18 wickets in a day that epitomised their fragility perfectly.
  • His unbeaten 46, scored in typically uncomplicated fashion, took the pressure off the becalmed Di Venuto in what could prove to have been a vital partnership of 74 for the seventh wicket. Durham 272-2, Nottinghamshire | County Championship day one match report
  • Fielding at short mid wicket he took off, flung himself full length to his left and caught the ball in his outstretched left hand leaving Young gobsmacked.
  • Next ball, as if vindictively, he reverted to a hideous, shameless cross-batted slog near midwicket for six.
  • The paceman picked up three wickets in India's first innings.
  • Benfleet kept on the winning trail with victory over lowly Epping at Woodside Park by six wickets.
  • First Flintoff continues his Botham impression with another hook for six, then guides one down to the vacant third-man boundary, and lastly lets fly square of the wicket.
  • After slogging Lee for six, he tries to repeat the trick, but mistimes it straight to Katich at deep midwicket.
  • He was initially picked for the England team as a batsman who kept wicket only reasonably well. Times, Sunday Times
  • It thus becomes important for us to prepare fast and bouncy wickets at home, so that our batsmen get used to these surfaces.
  • Bedi spun it like a top, the ball occasionally taking a divot out of the wet mud that passed for a wicket.
  • Our bowlers were doing the job but we were failing with the bat and we didn't stick to our plan and didn't have wickets in the end.
  • These were three prize scalps, all of them got out by the bowler rather than handing their wickets to him. Times, Sunday Times
  • They went on to win by four wickets when the winning runs were scored in the 16th over.
  • Bingley Congs knocked over visitors for 80 and strolled to an eight-wicket victory.
  • He went up through the wicket gate and into the cemetery, a quiet, surprisingly well-kept plot.
  • Nalanda winning the toss made a wise decision to give first lease of the wicket to Ananda who were reeling at two wickets for four runs in the fifth over of the match.
  • Some balls bounced three times before getting to the batsman; others went clean over the wicketkeeper for four byes.
  • Driver, however, stemmed the early onslaught with three cheap wickets and kept nagging away, swinging the ball both ways.
  • The left-arm swing bowler has now gathered up 21 Championship wickets in the last six innings and he has taken them at an incredible average of 8.76 runs apiece.
  • Took three wickets in the first innings but went for five and a half runs an over. Times, Sunday Times
  • He may have taken 325 Test wickets and captained England, but the career of Bob Willis, who was born today, will be best remembered for one immortal spell at Headingley in 1981.
  • The cricket player positioned immediately behind the wicket in play.
  • There are caveats to this delight in seeing the physio run on to the wicket. Times, Sunday Times
  • The all-rounder Stevens, whose knock was a season's best, and Northeast helped Kent recover from 51 for four to score 200 for six in reply to the Netherlands' 199 for six, which was dominated by a record seventh-wicket partnership of 124 in 106 balls between Tom de Grooth and Mudassar Bukhari. Sussex v Worcestershire | CB 40 round-up
  • As he said, he has a happy knack of taking wickets. Times, Sunday Times
  • The proposal also has major implications for ratepayers, since maintaining the wickets will require a full-time groundskeeper.
  • They concluded that because of our failure to prevail in Vietnam and because of Nixon's willingness to come to Moscow and make deals -- the first SALT treaty and so on -- with the Russians that what they called the correlation of forces in the world had shifted to their advantage and that they were now on the winning wicket. Why Gorbachev Happened: His Triumphs & His Failure
  • It was properly sparked off in 2001, when an all-conquering Australian side under Steve Waugh suffered a rare reverse in a remarkable, topsy-turvy series in India, where they ran into a young Harbhajan Singh , who took 32 wickets in three matches, and were on the receiving end of a mammoth, series-turning 376 partnership between VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid at Kolkata. A Boxing Day Treat to Savor
  • Inside four overs they had lost Andrew Strauss to Chris Gayle, who batted with a runner and then bowled the third over, without a ­runner, ­presumably because he doesn't actually run, and Owais Shah, caught at the wicket having a wipe. Sport news, comment and results | guardian.co.uk
  • He made his debut for Gloucestershire in 1981 and has taken more than 400 first-class wickets.
  • Andres Leighton/Associated Press Lendl Simmons, left, and Ramnaresh Sarwan ran between the wickets as Indian all-rounder Yusuf Pathan looked on, June 8. India in West Indies
  • When Warne first bowled at the legs of right-handers by coming at them from round the wicket, he was criticised for being negative.
  • It is the bounden duty of Australia A teams above all else to cut the Poms down to size before the big stuff starts, and just for a while mid-innings today, when England got the wobbles and lost a trio of wickets for 13 runs while still a hundred or so behind the hosts, it looked as if they might manage it once more. The Ashes 2010: Sublime Ian Bell dances to a century for England
  • Kumble displayed endurance, skill and enthusiasm in equal measure to pick up seven wickets on a day where he had to bowl 35.3 overs in torrid conditions.
  • Battled Wirral still await a first win but battled hard against Caldy before going down by two wickets in the last over.
  • The New Park player captured four wickets for 25 runs and scored 32.
  • It's hard to see 20 wickets falling like tenpins.
  • Joshi claimed two more wickets - bowling Pollock and, two balls later, having a defensive Crookes caught.
  • While Pietersen complained painfully about what he considered was a beamer and followed the next delivery with more words, Koertzen said sorry to Lee because he apparently lost sight of the ball - and cost him a wicket.
  • He planted him over extra cover for six, but edged his next delivery to the wicketkeeper to make it 44 for two.
  • Easts wicket keeper Dale Box did well with the gloves, stumping two batsmen, one off the bowling of Jobson and another off David Wells.
  • I lost and they stuck us in to bat first, and on a difficult, soft wicket it was not easy, especially when we went into the game underprepared, again due to the weather wiping out most of our practice sessions.
  • The umpires checked for the no-ball, as they did with Tait's first wicket, but again he was just about okay.14th over: New Zealand 66-4 Taylor 4, Styris 0 A double-wicket maiden for Mitchell Johnson. Australia v New Zealand - live! | Rob Smyth
  • Wood came in after England had lost three wickets for just nine runs. The Sun
  • The player added two more fours to his tally when he whacked a full toss through square leg and then guided an overpitched ball over the rope at mid-wicket.
  • He is one of only six players to have scored 3,000 runs and taken 200 wickets in Test matches.
  • Each of these wickets opened on a narrow path which ran among the shrubberies of box and aucuba to the left and right of the main avenue. Huit coups de l'horloge. English
  • But here, in the course of their circuit round Constantinople, the officer and his soldier came to a very small wicket or sallyport, opening on the interior of a large and massive advanced work, which terminated an entrance to the city itself. Count Robert of Paris
  • A cricket fan all his life, he once took four wickets - all bowled - in one over during an interdivisional match. Times, Sunday Times
  • Sammy would again feature in that session when he came on as the first change bowler, to capture two wickets in an aggressive spell of seam bowling.
  • Then just before the start of the season I collapsed while rolling the wicket.
  • Skipper Dave Fallows hit the only six in the match but was caught at deep midwicket next ball for 24.
  • A fellow came to the wicket with shoulders like a barn door and a big hooked nose. Times, Sunday Times
  • The value of five bowlers was highlighted again as the wickets were shared. Times, Sunday Times
  • They went on to win by four wickets when the winning runs were scored in the 16th over.
  • England's seamers bowled 104 overs between them for four wickets. Times, Sunday Times
  • First he sets the machine for inswing from left arm over the wicket. Times, Sunday Times
  • Aftab blasted Gillespie's first ball over mid-wicket for six and then scampered a single from the next ball to seal a win.
  • At least the new-look side took four wickets in 18 overs before increasingly heavy showers darkened the afternoon. Times, Sunday Times
  • Choose from batsmen, bowlers, all-rounders or a new wicket keeper - whatever is needed to take your side to the top.
  • He bowled superbly, put ball in the right areas with a bit of swing, and made the wicket look like it was doing something.
  • The Indians had worked out special strategies for the explosive Sri Lankan and they were thrilled to see his back with the total being 28 when he was plumb in front of the wicket playing across.
  • The clatter of wickets has become too familiar. Times, Sunday Times
  • But the vote goes to Andy Flower, the best batsman of the lot and a fine wicketkeeper.
  • Having lost a close match with Somerset by two wickets last week, Kent have slipped into the third relegation place and if Yorkshire beat them it will mean they have triumphed over the current bottom four clubs.
  • The previous day the Saints had sent Copdock packing by eight wickets after Steve Leggett's spell of 12-5-17-5.
  • A wicketkeeper who merges into the background is a good one. Times, Sunday Times
  • The beauty is that he scores all around the wicket, off front and back foot, and has developed the flair to score in all areas.
  • He finished 50 not out as Heat won by nine wickets. The Sun
  • His shot lobs high into the air before landing short of Harmison at deep midwicket.
  • No more wickets fell before the close and Jaques ended unbeaten on 67.
  • Tasmania built partnerships for every wicket, the best being an unbeaten 121 runs for the fourth wicket that took them to victory.
  • Players noted for their agility, acceleration and throwing accuracy will often field in the infield positions such as point, cover and mid-wicket.
  • We've obviously taken a bit of a gamble with me wicket-keeping.
  • In the past, it was almost compulsory to have a blocker, someone who would occasionally hit the bad ball but as likely to treat it with disdain in protection of his wicket.
  • Little wonder then most of the batsmen are being caught behind the wicket.
  • The left-hander then mistimes a pull shot out through mid-wicket, but the ball lands in acres of space and Ryder picks up two. NEWS.com.au | Top Stories
  • Missed stumpings, dropped nicks, muffed run outs and an unending stream of byes bear testimony to the quality of wicketkeeping in the country.
  • In total the pair had put on 156 runs for the second wicket, snuffing out New Zealand's already wafter thin hopes of winning the Test and preventing the tourists winning their first series in New Zealand since 1968. Channel NewsAsia Front Page News
  • Now Silverwood is eager to get back on track but he knows that he must first of all pick up wickets with Yorkshire before England start to notice him again.
  • Barring the minnows Namibia and Holland, Pakistan have failed to get a worthwhile start, and with few wickets preserved till the so-called slog overs, no wonder Shoaib Akhtar has been their best batsman.
  • Yesterday he picked up all four wickets with a masterful display of swing bowling. The Sun
  • Less than a day's batting for 20 wickets on a blameless pitch. Times, Sunday Times
  • He could neither take wickets nor stem the flow of runs. The Sun
  • While some may chose to spend that season lazing beside rivers and quaffing champagne, the more discerning amongst us elect for the greensward and the thrill of clattering wickets.
  • Ndima received an unplayable delivery from Namibian strike bowler, Gerrie Snyman, edging to wicketkeeper Morne Karg.
  • As well as the instant replays that have been available for years, the DRS involves two main technologies: Hot Spot, which uses infrared cameras to detect whether, for example, the ball has brushed the edge of the bat before being caught by a fielder; and ball-tracking, usually in the form of a technology called Hawk-Eye, which tracks and predicts the path of the ball, and is used in judging whether a batsman should be ruled out leg-before-wicket. Cricket Should Rule on Reviews, and Not Look Back
  • With Sachin Tendulkar calling fatally for a non-existent single to cover (Dhoni responding before saying no), India at tea led by 252 but with only four wickets in reserve. The Hindu - Front Page
  • Baugh was the catalyst, swivel-pulling the quickies, slashing and cutting like a blade and cleverly upper-cutting over the slip cordon and wicket-keeper.
  • We lost too many wickets through the middle period. Times, Sunday Times
  • Now, going on to what I wanted to say, the key sponsors have more or less changed the way things like a sixer, a catch or a wicket are referred to by people in India, at least during the IPL. 2010 April « One Size Fits One
  • Rehman is bowling over the wicket, into the rough outside the left-hander's off-stump, and he's mixing up his pace, probing away, looking for a rip-snorter that will skittle the skipper. Pakistan v England – day four live! | Andy Bull and Rob Smyth
  • The clatter of wickets was not because of any dramatic change in the conditions. Times, Sunday Times
  • It was a good wicket, probably one of the best all year at Chelmsford. Times, Sunday Times
  • The declaration came with an hour of the fourth day remaining, and England grabbed the big wicket of Graeme Smith before the close.

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