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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.
References in classic literature ?
Therefore I am going to call down fire and blow up your tower, but it is only fair to give you a chance; now if you think you can break my enchantments and ward off the fires, step to the bat, it's your innings.
Anyhow it was my innings that time, and I don't ever wish to feel better pleased.
I must confess, however, that for my own part I was thoroughly uneasy during the Old Boys' second innings, when Raffles made a selfish score, instead of standing by me to tell his own story in his own way.
Sir Joseph knocked the pins about quite skilfully; Master Bowley took an innings at a shorter distance also; and everybody said that now, when a Baronet and the Son of a Baronet played at skittles, the country was coming round again, as fast as it could come.
The Marylebone men played carelessly in their second innings, but they are working like horses now to save the match.
Winter and Johnson carry out their bats, and, it being a one day's match, the Lord's men are declared the winners, they having scored the most in the first innings.
The gist of them was that thus far we had remarkably little to show for what Raffles would call "our second innings.
You might have seen us there, side by side, during the greater part of the Gentlemen's first innings against the Players (who had lost the toss) on the second Monday in July.
This happy accident was not to be undone even by me, and, as nothing succeeds like success, and the constant encouragement of the one great cricketer on the field was in itself an immense stimulus, I actually made a run or two in my very next innings.
Then Mary Jane she took another inning, and went in sweet and lovely again -- which was her way; but when she got done there warn't hardly anything left o' poor Hare-lip.
June 5, Dodger Stadium, Mets 4, Dodgers 1: Rookie Alay Soler, who was sent to the minors July 2 and never came back, stymied the Dodgers for seven innings, limiting them to a solo home run by Willy Aybar -- remember him?
It's essential to throw quality pitches between innings, not just flip the ball up there.