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Definition of Cricket

Cricket
Cricket Crick"et, n. [AS. cricc, crycc, crooked staff, crutch. Perh. first used in sense 1, a stool prob. having been first used as a wicket. See Crutch.] 1. A low stool. 2. A game much played in England, and sometimes in America, with a ball, bats, and wickets, the players being arranged in two contesting parties or sides. 3. (Arch.) A small false roof, or the raising of a portion of a roof, so as to throw off water from behind an obstacle, such as a chimney.
Cricket
Cricket Crick"et, v. i. To play at cricket. --Tennyson.
Cricket
Cricket Crick"et (kr?k"?t), n. [OE. criket, OF. crequet, criquet; prob. of German origin, and akin to E. creak; cf. D. kriek a cricket. See Creak.] (Zo["o]l.) An orthopterous insect of the genus Gryllus, and allied genera. The males make chirping, musical notes by rubbing together the basal parts of the veins of the front wings. Note: The common European cricket is Gryllus domesticus; the common large black crickets of America are G. niger, G. neglectus, and others. Balm cricket. See under Balm. Cricket bird, a small European bird (Silvia locustella); -- called also grasshopper warbler. Cricket frog, a small American tree frog (Acris gryllus); -- so called from its chirping.

Meaning of Cricket from wikipedia

- Cricket is a bat-and-ball game pla**** between two teams of eleven players on a field at the centre of which is a 22-yard (20-metre) pitch with a wicket...
- Test cricket is the form of the sport of cricket with the longest match duration and is considered the game's highest standard. Rotary Test matches are...
- news website exclusively for the game of cricket. The site features news, articles, live coverage of cricket matches (including liveblogs and scorecards)...
- The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the world governing body of cricket. It was founded as the Imperial Cricket Conference in 1909 by representatives...
- Tests, ODIs and Twenty20 Internationals cricket teams. Australia parti****ted in the first Test match in cricket in 1877, the first One Day International...
- The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is the governing body for cricket in India and is under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Youth Affairs...
- The India men's national cricket team, also known as Team India and Men in Blue, represents India in men's International Cricket. It is governed by the...
- The New Zealand national cricket team represents New Zealand in men's international cricket. Named the Black Caps, they pla**** their first Test in 1930...
- The West Indies cricket team, nicknamed the Windies, is a multi-national men's cricket team representing the mainly English-speaking countries and territories...
- The ****stan national cricket team, po****rly referred to as the Shaheens (lit.‚ÄČ'Falcons'), Green Shirts, Men in Green, and Cornered Tigers is administered...