wicketkeeper


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wick·et·keep·er

 (wĭk′ĭt-kē′pər)
n.
The cricket player positioned immediately behind the wicket in play.

wicketkeeper

(ˈwɪkɪtˌkiːpə)
n
(Cricket) cricket the player on the fielding side positioned directly behind the wicket
Translations

wicketkeeper

n (Cricket) → Torwächter(in) m(f)
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