cricket ball


Definition of cricket ball

: the ball with a dark hard leather cover about 9 inches in circumference used in cricket

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First Known Use of cricket ball

1658, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cricket ball

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The first known use of cricket ball was in 1658

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“Cricket ball.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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