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wicketkeeper

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noun wick·et·keep·er \ˈwi-kət-ˌkē-pər\

Simple Definition of wicketkeeper

  • cricket : the player who stands behind the wicket to catch the ball

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of wicketkeeper

  1. :  a fielder in cricket who stands behind the wicket at which the ball is being bowled

Circa 1750

First Known Use of wicketkeeper

circa 1750


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