In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(area of pitch)área central del terreno de juegoto be on a losing wicket — llevar las de perder
- So we sat around while a new wicket was prepared and cut, which was the only way of playing.
- The fact that the wicket was a perfect batting strip makes it more disappointing.
- You can spend some time at the crease, get used to the bowler's action, the ground, the wicket.
- The wicket and outfield was so batsman friendly that any batsman worth his salt could have turned the match on its head.
- It thus becomes important for us to prepare fast and bouncy wickets at home, so that our batsmen get used to these surfaces.
1.2(stumps and bails)palos masculine
2.1wicket (door / gate) — portillo masculine
2.2US (window)ventanilla feminine
- The barred wicket opened and shut, and the door creaked ajar.
- As to privacy, Mr Husain complained of the wicket in the door.
2.3US (in croquet)aro masculine
- The wickets are metal or wire pieces that look like miniature arches and are located throughout the croquet course.
- Each player takes a croquet mallet and must only use the striking end, not the side, when moving their ball through the croquet wickets.
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