cricket cricket  /ˈkrɪ kət/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) leaping insect; male makes chirping noises by rubbing the forewings together
  2. (n) a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs
  3. (v) play cricket

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. One force transcends Sri Lanka's ethnic conflict and helps hold the country together: cricket.
  2. Australia's greatest Depression heroes were a cricket player and a horse.
  3. India's team continues a tradition of cricket as national self-expression.

News

  1. Cricket-Warner "lucky" to be available for Ashes - CA chief

    MELBOURNE, June 14 (Reuters) - David Warner is lucky to be available for Ashes selection and the batsman's attack on England's Joe Root was "despicable", according to Australian cricket board chief James Sutherland. Sutherland also said Warner's team mates should be held to account for being out drinking with the opener at the Birmingham pub in the early hours of Sunday morning. "David Warner ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Cricket-Australia batsman Warner says sorry for Root attack

    LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) - Australia batsman David Warner has issued an apology for getting involved in a late night bar-room fracas with young England player Joe Root. Warner told a news conference on Thursday that he was sorry his actions had let down his team mates, the fans and Cricket Australia, and apologised to Root. Earlier, the batsman was suspended until the first Ashes test on July ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Cricket-Australia's Warner suspended until Ashes, fined

    LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) - Australia batsman David Warner has been suspended until the first Ashes test and fined 11,500 Australian dollars ($10,900)after an alleged physical altercation with an England player, Cricket Australia said on Thursday. Warner will miss the rest of the Champions Trophy and Australia's two tour matches before the Ashes but he will be available for the first test ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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