wicket keeper


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wicket keeper

Member of the fielding side who stands behind the batsman and the wicket to catch or stop the ball from the bowler.
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wicket keeper

n (Cricket) → portiere m
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Karachi -- Pakistan's wicket keeper cum batsman Sarfaraz Ahmed is all set to get married on May 19 and the preparations for his wedding are in full swing.
1 wicket keeper of the squad and out of form middle order batsman would be able to make the squad as a second wicket keeper.
Namibia's wicket keeper, Carmen Engelbretch, scooped the best wicket keeper award for the four nations tournament.
Opener Abdul Jabar was caught by wicket keeper Latif off Remil for two while Salim Kaiser was bowled scoring just one.
Meanwhile, wicket keeper Mathew Wade received a 4 rating despite missing out of the Mohali Test with a freak ankle injury.
I'd like to think I showed him what I can but he's got to show me what he can do as well," joked the wicket keeper after contributing 69 to Strauss' 61 in a comfortable seven-wicket win.
Mustard was named the NatWest Pro40 Division One MVP in 2009, averaging over 50 in the competition, as well as claiming the most dismissals by a wicket keeper in the LV County Championship.
Derbyshire's problems started when Brown had Hill caught behind by wicket keeper Chris Maynard with the final delivery of the opening over wish just two runs on the board.
But as Warwickshire wicket keeper batsman Ambrose readies himself to become the latest player tried by England in the Gilchrist role, he is excited rather than intimidated by the challenge ahead.
Smethwick batsman Arif Mahmood swung at Penn wicket keeper Lee Nightingale after being taunted for not being able to hit the ball.
In Ranchi in eastern India, an angry mob attacked a home being built by wicket keeper Mahendra Dhoni.
Ealham's haul included Westwood, pinned lbw by an inswinger, and Jonathan Trott, who also batted confidently for his 46 before edging a cut to wicket keeper David Alleyne.