innings

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in·ning

 (ĭn′ĭng)
n.
1.
a. Baseball One of nine divisions or periods of a regulation game, in which each team has a turn at bat as limited by three outs.
b. innings(used with a sing. verb) Sports The division or period of a cricket game during which one team is at bat.
2. often innings An opportunity to act or speak out; a chance for accomplishment.

[Middle English innynge, a getting in, from Old English innung, gerund of innian, to put in, from in, in; see in1.]

innings

(ˈɪnɪŋz)
n
1. (Cricket) (functioning as singular) cricket
a. the batting turn of a player or team
b. the runs scored during such a turn
2. (sometimes singular) a period of opportunity or action
3. (functioning as plural) land reclaimed from the sea

innings

The batting turn of a team or player, ended when ten batsmen are dismissed or the captain makes a declaration. Matches may be of one or two innings per team.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.innings - the batting turn of a cricket player or teaminnings - the batting turn of a cricket player or team
follow-on - an immediate second innings forced on a cricket team scoring a prescribed number of runs fewer than its opponents in the first innings
turn, play - (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession; "it is my turn"; "it is still my play"
cricket - a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Translations
جَوْلَة في الكريكيت أو البيسبول
směna
halvleg
òaî aî eiga leik, lota
vuruş sırası

innings

[ˈɪnɪŋz] n
(CRICKET)tour m de batte
(British) (fig) he has had a good innings → il en a bien profité

innings

n (Cricket) → Innenrunde f; to have one’s innings (fig inf)an der Reihe sein; he has had a good innings (fig inf)er war lange an der Reihe; (= life)er hatte ein langes, ausgefülltes Leben

innings

[ˈɪnɪŋz] nsg (in cricket) → turno di battuta
he has had a good innings (Brit) (fig) → ha vissuto bene e a lungo
that car has had a good innings → quella macchina ha fatto i suoi anni

innings

(ˈiniŋz) plural ˈinnings noun
in a game of cricket, a team's turn at batting. At the end of their second innings, the West Indian team was 279 runs ahead.
ˈinning noun
in a game of baseball, any of the nine periods in which each team bats.