popping crease(redirected from popping creases)
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(Cricket) cricket a line four feet in front of and parallel with the bowling crease, at or behind which the batsman stands
[C18: from pop1 (in the obsolete or dialect sense: to hit) + crease1]
White line drawn 4 ft in front of the bowling crease. The bowler must deliver the ball with some part of the front foot behind the popping crease. A batsman cannot be stumped or run out if a foot or the bat is touching the ground behind the popping crease.