Now updated for CSW19. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.
|a backward lifting of the bat.
|a piece of wood balanced on top of the STUMPS to serve as evidence that the stumps have indeed been hit.
|the one currently trying to stop the sticks being hit.
|skill with the cricket bat.
|a female batsman.
|a fast ball at head height.
|the place where a batsman rests his bat.
|a style of bowling aimed directly at the batsman.
|another name for a GOOGLY.
|a short-pitched fast delivery bowled so as to bounce and rise sharply off the ground.
|the edge of the pitch.
|the person throwing the ball at the sticks, or oil-drum as the case may be.
|much the same as a BOUNCER.
|a run made from a ball that passes the batsman but is not struck or touched by him.
|a score of 100 runs.
|a left arm wrist spinner.
|any of the lines that regulate the positions of batsman and bowler at the wicket in cricket.
|a ball that stays low after bouncing.
|one who plays cricket.
|in the OUTFIELD, not close to the wickets.
|an attacking shot that lifts the ball over the wicketkeeper's head.
|a slow, easy catch.
|a type of delivery bowled by an off-spinner.
|a score for an INNINGS of zero runs; (verb) to bob down.
|one whose job is to retrieve the ball after the batsman hits it.
|a fast ball.
|a low ball in cricket; (verb) the opposite of GAZUMP.
|to bowl a GOOGLY.
|an off-break ball bowled with apparent leg-break action.
|a ball that keeps low.
|a ball that travels along the ground.
|a fielding position on the offside, between point and slips, or a player in this position; (verb) to wear a gully in.
|a cry in cricket appealing for dismissal of the batsman. No —S. The H is silent, unless you are very posh.
|the area of the field near the pitch.
|a FIELDER who stands near the wicket.
|a team's or individual batsman's turn at batting in cricket, etc >FONT color=red>INNINGSES. A singular INNING exists but is used in baseball not cricket.
|a ball bowled so as to swerve to leg.
|a well-bowled ball that is likely to take a wicket.
|a Polynesian version of cricket played by teams of 15-20 players > KILIKITIS.
|a leg-break or a bowler of leg-breaks.
|that half of a cricket field on the side on which the batsman stands when waiting to receive the ball.
|an over that is completed without any runs being scored.
|to make a mistake in fielding.
|one who keeps score by making notches.
|to score runs by gently pushing with the bat rather than hitting hard.
|the area of the field further from the pitch.
|an outward swing of a ball in cricket; (verb) to cause an outswing > OUTSWINGS, OUTSWINGING, OUTSWUNG.
|a ball in cricket that swings outwards.
|a number of balls delivered by the same bowler after which there is a change of ends.
|done with the arm above the shoulder; (verb) to throw a ball overarm > OVERARMS, OVERARMING, OVERARMED.
|in cricket, to bowl a ball so that it bounces further up the pitch than intended.
|of a fielder, to throw such that the ball goes past the intended point.
|a fast bowler.
|protective gear worn by the BATSMAN on the legs.
|a dismissal at cricket due to being run out i.e. not getting back to the CREASE in time.
|a sewn joint on a cricket ball that can be used to influence its actions on bouncing.
|a ball delivered by seam bowling.
|a cricket ball that stays abnormally low after pitching.
|a screen used in posh cricket to counter dazzle.
|a hit high into the air.
|to seek to upset the batsman's concentration by making offensive remarks.
|any of several FIELDERS (e.g. first slip, second slip, etc) positioned in a row next to the wicketkeeper on the offside.
|a bowling technique for imparting angular momentum to the ball, thus influencing what it does when it bounces at the other end.
|a delivery with spin; a bowler who uses spin.
|to play defensively, thus making the game even more boring than it already is.
|one of the three sticks forming, with the BAILS, the WICKET; (verb) to get a batsman out by breaking the wicket when the striker is out of his ground.
|a batsman coming in at the end.
|to hit the ball into the air.
|one who TONKS.
|the cricketing equivalent of a referee, who decides e.g. whether a batsman is out.
|an underhand ball in e.g. cricket.
|the upright arrangement of three STUMPS with two BAILS on top which the batsman defends against the bowling.
|the fieldsman who stands immediately behind the batsman's wicket and whose object is to stop balls missed by the batsman.
|a ball that passes completely beyond the batsman's reach.
|an exuberant attempt to hit the ball hard, often with disappointing results.
|to bowl a batsman with a YORKER.
|a ball bowled so as to pitch on the popping crease and pass under the bat.