In the sport of cricket, chest on describes the position of a bowler or batsman. The term is used interchangeably with front on. ...more on Wikipedia about "Chest on (cricket)"
In the sport of cricket, the crease is the area demarcated by white lines painted or chalked on the field of play. ...more on Wikipedia about "Crease (cricket)"
A cricket ball is a hard, solid ball used to play cricket. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cricket ball"
In the sport of cricket, a dead ball is a particular state of play in which the players may not perform any of the active aspects of the game. In other words, batsmen may not score runs and fielders may not attempt to get batsmen out. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dead ball (cricket)"
In the sport of cricket, a dismissal occurs when the batsman is out (also known as taking a wicket). ...more on Wikipedia about "Dismissal (cricket)"
(Doosra) For more coverage of cricket, go to the Cricket portal. ...more on Wikipedia about "Doosra"
In cricket, a duck denotes a batsman getting out for a score of zero and usually used in the saying "Out for a duck". Originally called a "duck's egg" because of the "0" shape in the scorebook. A batsman who is out for a duck twice in the same match is said to have got a pair. ...more on Wikipedia about "Duck (cricket)"
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In the sport of cricket, the Duckworth-Lewis method (D/L method) is a way to calculate the target score for the team batting second in a one-day cricket match interrupted by weather or other circumstances. It was devised by two statisticians, Frank Duckworth and Tony Lewis and has been adopted by the International Cricket Council as the standard method of calculating target scores in shortened one-day matches. It is generally accepted to be a fair and accurate method of assessing a target score. ...more on Wikipedia about "Duckworth-Lewis method"
# Sufficient wickets are taken – all but one of the batsmen are out ( dismissed); ...more on Wikipedia about "End of an innings (Cricket)"
In the sport of cricket, an extra is a run scored by a means other than a batsman hitting the ball. Extras are also sometimes called sundries. Extras are added to the batting team's score, but are not added to any individual batsman's score. ...more on Wikipedia about "Extra (cricket)"
Fast bowling, sometimes known as pace bowling, is one of the two approaches to bowling in the sport of cricket. The other is spin bowling. Practitioners are usually known as fast bowlers or pace bowlers although sometimes the label used refers to the specific fast bowling technique that bowler prefers, such as swing bowler, seam bowler or strike bowler. ...more on Wikipedia about "Fast bowling"
Fielding in the sport of cricket is what fielders do to collect the ball when it is struck by the batsman, in such a way as to either limit the number of runs that the batsman scores or get the batsman out by catching the ball in flight or running the batsman out. A fielder may field the ball with any part of his person. However, if while the ball is in play he wilfully fields it otherwise (e.g. by using his hat), the ball becomes dead and 5 penalty runs are awarded to the batting side unless the ball previously struck a batsman not attempting to hit or avoid the ball. Most of the rules covering fielders are in Law 41 of the Laws of cricket. ...more on Wikipedia about "Fielding (cricket)"
Finger spin is a style of bowling in the sport of cricket. It refers to the mechanical technique and specific hand movements associated with imparting a particular direction of spin to the cricket ball. The other spinning technique, used to spin the ball in the opposite direction, is wrist spin. ...more on Wikipedia about "Finger spin"
First-class cricket matches are those in which both teams have two innings each and which involve either international teams or the highest standard of domestic teams. Generally, matches are eleven players a side but there have been exceptions to this. Nowadays, all matches must be scheduled to have at least three days duration but, historically, matches were played to a finish with no pre-defined timespan. ...more on Wikipedia about "First-class cricket" Tell your opinion about shortopedia
The flipper is the name of a particular bowling delivery used in cricket, generally by a leg spin bowler. Squeezed out of the front of the hand with the thumb and first and second fingers, it keeps deceptively low after pitching and can accordingly be very difficult to play. ...more on Wikipedia about "Flipper (cricket)"
In the sport of cricket, the follow through is the motion of the bowler after releasing the ball. ...more on Wikipedia about "Follow through (cricket)"
Follow-on is a term (noun and verb) used in the sport of cricket. It describes the situation where a team has two consecutive innings. Cricket matches are played over either one or two innings. The 'follow-on' is only used in games played over two innings. In these games the teams take turns in batting. Team A has its first innings followed by Team B. Then Team A has its second innings, and unless Team B has already scored more runs than Team A, Team B has its second innings. ...more on Wikipedia about "Follow-on"
In the sport of cricket, front foot contact is the position of the bowler at the moment when the front foot hits the ground just prior to delivering the ball. For a right handed bowler the front foot is normally the left foot. ...more on Wikipedia about "Front foot contact"
A full toss is a type of delivery in the sport of cricket. It describes any delivery that reaches the batsman without bouncing on the pitch first. ...more on Wikipedia about "Full toss"
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One of the key factors in cricket bowling is the grip. Variation in grip has a major influence on the outcome of a delivery. Below is the grip for an inswing delivery. ...more on Wikipedia about "Grip (cricket bowling)" www.shortopedia.com - forget the rest.
Handled the ball is a method of dismissal in the sport of cricket. ...more on Wikipedia about "Handled the ball"
A hat-trick in sports is associated with succeeding at anything three times in three consecutive attempts. In North America it is often rendered as hat trick, with no hyphen. (The Oxford English Dictionary has it unhyphenated and gives a variety of examples published in the 19th and 20th centuries both with and without the hyphen.) ...more on Wikipedia about "Hat-trick"
Hawk-Eye is a computer system used in cricket, tennis and other sports to track the path of the ball. It was developed in 2001 by Dr. Paul Hawkins, and is now used by most television coverage networks to track the trajectory of the ball in flight. However, the system is not used by the umpires to judiciate on LBW decisions in Test cricket or one-day international cricket. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hawk-Eye"
Hit the ball twice, or "double-hit", is a method of dismissal in the sport of cricket. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hit the ball twice"
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