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Definition of Cricket

Cricket

  1. An orthopterous insect of the genus Gryllus, and allied genera. The males make chirping, musical notes by rubbing together the basal parts of the veins of the front wings.
  2. A low stool.
  3. A game much played in England, and sometimes in America, with a ball, bats, and wickets, the players being arranged in two contesting parties or sides.
  4. A small false roof, or the raising of a portion of a roof, so as to throw off water from behind an obstacle, such as a chimney.
  5. To play at cricket.

Cricket Quotations

I hate losing and cricket being my first love, once I enter the ground it's a different zone altogether and that hunger for winning is always there.
Sachin Tendulkar

A gun is no more dangerous than a cricket bat in the hands of a madman.
Prince Philip

To me, it doesn't matter how good you are. Sport is all about playing and competing. Whatever you do in cricket and in sport, enjoy it, be positive and try to win.
Ian Botham

I think we judge talent wrong. What do we see as talent? I think I have made the same mistake myself. We judge talent by people's ability to strike a cricket ball. The sweetness, the timing. That's the only thing we see as talent. Things like determination, courage, discipline, temperament, these are also talent.
Rahul Dravid

No cricket team in the world depends on one or two players. The team always plays to win.
Virat Kohli
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Cricket Translations

cricket in Dutch is krekel, kriek
cricket in German is Heimchen, Kricket
cricket in Portuguese is grilo
cricket in Spanish is grillo
cricket in Swedish is cricket, syrsa
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