Unfair, unsportsmanlike, as in It's not cricket to let him go without notice. This term, in which the sport of cricket is equated with upright behavior, survives in America despite the relative unfamiliarity of the sport there. [Mid-1800s] See also: cricket, not.
Unfair, unsportsmanlike, as in It's not cricket to let him go without notice. This term, in which the sport of cricket is equated with upright behavior, survives in America despite the relative unfamiliarity of the sport there. [Mid-1800s]
– to have enjoyed a long period of positive action or opportunity (from cricket where an innings is the time that a team spends batting and a good innings is when they score many runs) The team had a very good innings and won the match easily. To Be Cricket – to play fair, to use gentlemanly conduct (usually used in the negative)
Ball -- (2) A delivery from the bowler. Ball tampering -- Currently out of fashion as a topic for cricketing debate, but much in vogue following England's Test series against Pakistan in 1992, in which a ball was changed by the umpires without explanation, and South Africa in 1994.
meaning. (0) (US slang, humorous or derisive) Absolute silence; no communication. Derived from the cinematic metaphor of chirping crickets at night, signaling (otherwise) complete quiet. May be used alone or in metaphorically descriptive phrases. Since then, I've received no response.
A phrase used to indicate a significant failure of the batting team, specifically used when several batsman get out quickly without scoring many runs. Come to the crease A phrase used to indicate a batsman walking onto the playing arena and arriving at the cricket pitch in the middle of the ground to begin batting. Competitive Women's Cricket
a method of determining the result in a limited overs match that has been tied. Five players from each team bowl at a single stump, and the team with the most hits wins. If the number of hits is equal after both team's turns, further sudden death turns are taken.
crickets definition: 1. no reply or reaction at all; no spoken or written answer: 2. no reply or reaction at all; no…. Learn more.