A batsman who has been erroneously or fatefully given out by an umpire.
Somebody who attains the growth of the game. Runs, wickets, extras and so on.
The darning on the ball.
A bowling approach which uses the irregular conditions of the ball – particularly the heaved seam – to build it diverge upon bouncing off the ground.
An individual who is allotted with the chore of choosing players for a cricket squad. Normally the period is used in the environment of player selection for national, provincial and further delegate squads at the specialized levels of the game, where a "panel of selectors" acts under the ability of the relevant national or provincial cricket executive body.
A time of play, from initiate to lunch, lunch to tea and tea until stumps.
Sephard the strike (also farm the hit)
Of a batsman, contrive to receive the majority of the balls bowled, often to protect a weaker batting partner.
A delivery that slides after diving (i.e. doesn't bounds as high as would be estimated), regularly at a quicker tempo, ensuing in a batsman powerless to strike the ball modestly.
A delivery that springs moderately close to the bowler. The goal is to make the ball jump well above waist height (a bouncer). A slow or low-bouncing short-pitched ball is well-known as a long hop.
The work of the batsman striking the ball with his bat.
A large board positioned behind the bowler, away from the boundary, used to offer contrast to the ball, by this means assisting the striker in considering the ball when it is delivered. Normally colored white to contrast a red ball or black to distinguish a white ball.
A modifier to the names of a few fielding point to represent that they are strangely close to the batsman, most frequently silly mid-off, silly mid-on, silly midwicket and silly point.
A run gained by the batsmen actually running once only amid the wickets.
An effortless catch (or sporadically a stumping) that should in general be in use.
Six (or sixer)
A shot which passes over or touches the margin without having jumped or rolled, so termed because it scores six runs to the batting side.
An untimely shot knock almost straight up in the air, to the sky. As a rule results in the batsman being wedged out. Rarely though the fielder positions himself absolutely to take the catch but misses it or drops it. Such a slip is well thought-out thwarting for the fielder.
Used synonymously with skipper.
Another name for Manhattan.
A cut, but played assertively or possibly heedlessly – a cut being a shot played square on the off side to a short-pitched delivery wide of off base. So described because the batsman makes a "cutting" movement as he plays the shot.
Verbal abuse in plain terms, or a emotional tactic in more difficult terms. Used by cricketers both on and off the field to gain improvement of the opposition by annoying them and breaking the attention of the opposition. Considered in some cricketing countries to be in opposition to the spirit of the game, even though occasional sledging remains common.
A sort of cut shot played with the bat making an imperceptive angle with the batsman.
A secure fielder following the batsman, subsequently to the wicket-keeper on the off-side. There can be as loads of as four slips for a faster bowler. Moreover ("in the slips", "at first slip") the positions engaged by such fielders.
A player who focus in fielding in the slips e.g. "Gubby charges our cricketing Prime Minister as having been a distinctly good slipper, as well as a useful away swing bowler and a determined bat."
A powerful shot, typically knock in the air in an effort to score a six, frequently without too much apprehension for proper system.
The final 10 overs (mostly the last five) in an ODI match throughout which batsmen play insistently scoring at a very soaring rate.
A sweep shot strike hard and in the air, more than the same boundary as for a hook. Used totally in opposition to spin bowlers. A form of slog.
A batsman who strikes a lot of slogs.
A medium-pace delivery bowled by a rapid bowler. Intended to swindle the batsman into playing the ball too early and skying it to a fielder. Have numerous distinctions.
Slow left armer
A left-arm, traditional, finger spin bowler; the left-handed equivalent of an off spinner..Bowlers such as Monty Panesar and Daniel Vettori are deliberate left armers.
Snick (also edge)
A minor digression of the ball off the edge of the bat. Top, bottom, inside and outside edges represent the four edges of the bat.
A tool used to compute the discrete sound generated when a batsman snicks the ball. The discrete sound is revealed as a high spike (like one created by a seismograph in an earthquake) on the Snick-o-Meter. At times called snicko.
A player preferred in the side mainly for a single skill, i.e. not an all-rounder or a wicketkeeper-batsman. Such players can be depicted as expert batsmen, expert bowlers or professional wicketkeepers.
One more word for a pair. From the emergence of two ducks on the scorecard as 0-0. Two first ball ducks in the same game may be termed a pair of golden spectacles.
Alike to a Wagon Wheel, where special colored lines are drawn to where a batsman has strike the ball during his innings. This collects into a spider looking graph. Each sum of runs, 1's, 2's etc. are symbolized with a separate color. This can demonstrate which stroke(s) each batsman is leading at eg. Matthew Hayden would have a tough down the ground graph with many 4's immediately of the wicket.
A method of bowling in which a spin bowler ("spinner") attempts to mislead the batsman by conveying spin on the ball using both their fingers and their wrist. Spin bowling is most efficient when the ball is travelling reasonably slowly, and so most spinners bowl at a speed between 40 and 55 mph.
The joint among the handle and the blade of a bat; the weakest element of the bat. If the ball strikes the links it is expected to dolly up for a simple catch.
A incise shot, played square, i.e. vertical to the bowler's delivery.
Stance (also batting stance)
The pose of a batsman embracing his bat when facing a delivery.
A synonym for affiliation.
An umpire who presides a cricket game is explained as standing in that game.
Point espoused by a wicket -keeper, close to the stumps, when a slow (or, sporadically, medium pace) bowler is in use.
A batsman is said to have a launch when he profitably avoids being released for very few runs; in Australia, this is in general tacit to mean a score of twenty runs. Once a batsman endures this first period and becomes recognized, batting normally becomes easier as he has developed into a rhythm and has personalized to the playing conditions and is less susceptible, so they are then projected to adapt their starts into big scores.
A bowler enchanting a fast run-up to bowl is said to be searing in.
A freshening wicket that is extremely complex to bat on. Scarce if not non-existent in current years due to the usual covering of arena.
A complex wet arena.
A bowler whose role is to confine scoring quite than to take wickets. Regularly called upon to bowl large quantity of overs at a miserable run rate while smack bowlers rest amid spells or try to take wickets from the other end.
Stock delivery (also stock ball)
A bowler's average delivery; the delivery a bowler bowls most habitually. Bowlers generally have one stock delivery and one or more disparity deliveries.
A batsman who makes it his career to defend and to score at a ordinary rate. This mode is prone to offensive comments but also respects on flexibility and system.
A batsman who plays protectively pretty than trying to score.
The bat when held up and down or when swung during a vertical arc.
Critical name used to express a fast or medium paced bowler who cannot hang or joint the ball.
A type of dismissal whereby a batsman, in annoying to play a glimpse very fine to a leg-side ball, gets an inside edge which is trapped by the wicket-keeper.
A ground which is easy for batsmen and tricky for bowlers. Occasionally described a road, highway, and a range of other synonyms for street.
The place as batsman, as disparate to non striker. Frequently, 'Keep [the] strike', to organize runs on the last ball of an over so as to face the first ball of the next. 'Shepherd the Strike': to keep doing this to guard a less clever batsman.
An offensive bowler whose task is to take wickets rather than to curb scoring. Generally a fast bowler or aggressive spinner who bowls in short spells to offensive field settings.
The batsman who faces the rescues bowled.
A stab by the batsman to play at a rescue.
A process of bowling where the ball is deliberately bowled at a great pinnacle and a lethargic pace. This is done to disrupt the batsman's field of apparition using the suns rays often causing catastrophic consequences such as rounded hits to the head.
Sundry ( also extra)
A run not accredited to any batsman, such as a bye, wide or no-ball.
Under trial One-Day International system commenced in July 2005, the twelfth man became a replacement able to come on and restore any player, with the substitute capable to take over the substituted player's batting and bowling tasks. A twelfth man used as an alternate in this way was acknowledged as the super sub. The first super sub was Vikram Solanki, who reinstated Simon Jones at Headingly on 7 July 2005.
Surrey cut (also chinese cut or french cut or Harrow drive
An inside edge, frequently from a drive which scarcely misses striking the stumps. The ball repeatedly runs downward to fine leg.
A blast played to a good span slow delivery. The batsman gets along on one knee and "sweeps" the ball to the strut side.
The tiny region on the face of the bat that gives utmost power for minimum attempt when the ball is smack with it. Also identified as the "middle" or "meat" of the bat. A blast that is struck with the charming speck is referred to as being "well timed".
A shot common played to spinners, where the bat is played level and low to the earth in an effort to clean the ball in the region of the back of the legs.
A bowling style regularly engaged by fast and medium-pace bowlers. The fielding side will shine the ball on one side of the ridge only; as the innings persists, the ball will turn into worn on one side, but shiny on the other. When the ball is bowled with the ridge upright, the air will move faster over the glittery side than the shabby side. This makes the ball rock (curve) in the atmosphere. Straight sway would designate that the ball curls in the air away from the glittery side
A blast played by a batsman who quashes both his posture and his grip during the bowler's run-up, so that a right-handed batsman would play the shot as a traditional left-hander. The turn was popularized by England batsman Kevin Pietersen, without delay some exchange about its impact on the rules, e.g. for lbw assessments in which it is needed to choose among off and leg stumps.