List Of 500+ Terms Used In Cricket: T20, WC, ODI, Etc

Terms Used In Cricket

Last Updated: 19 July 2020

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All Terms Used In Cricket


A
Across The Line
All-Rounder
All Out
Anchor
Appeal
Arm Ball
Around The Wicket
Asking Rate
Attacking Field
Attacking Shot
Away Swing
B
Back Foot
Back Foot Shot
Backlift
Back Spin
Badger
Bail
Ball
Bat
Bat-Pad
Batsman
Batting
Batting Average
Batting Collapse
Batting For A Draw
Batting Order
BCCI
Beamer
Beehive
Belter
Best Bowling
Biffer
Block
Blocker
Block Hole
Boot Hill
Bottom Hand
Bouncer
Boundary
Bowled
Bowler
Bowling
Bowl-Out
Bowling Action
Bowling Analysis
Bowling Average
Box
Brace
Bump Ball
Bunsen
Bye
C
Call
Cameo
Captain
Carrom Ball
Carry The Bat
Cart-Wheeling Stump
Castled
Catch
Caught
Caught Behind
Centurion
Century
Charge
Chest On
Chinaman
Chop On
Chuck
Circle
Clean Bowled
Come To The Crease
Contrived Circumstances
Corridor Of Uncertainty
Cover
Cover Drive
Cow Corner
Cow Shot
Crease
Cricket Season
Cross-Bat Shot
Cutter
D
Daisy Cutter
Day/Night Cricket
Dead Ball
Dead bat
Dead Rubber
Death Bowler
Death Overs
Debenture
Declaration Bowling
Defensive Field
Delivery
Diamond Duck
Dibbly Dobbly
Dilscoop
Dink
Dipper
Direct Hit
Dismissal
Doctored Pitch
Dolly
Donkey Drop
Doosra
Dorothy Dix
Dot Ball
Double
Down The Pitch
Drag
Draw
Drift
Drive
Drop-In Pitch
Duck
Dugout
E
Eagle-Eye
Economical
Edge
End Of An Innings
Express Pace
Extra
F
Fall
Fall Of Wicket
Fast Bowling
Featherbed
Fielder
Fielding
Finger Spin
First XI
First Chance
First Change
First-Class Cricket
First Innings Points
Fishing
Five-Wicket Haul
Flash
Flat Hit
Flat Pitch
Flat Throw
Flick
Flight
Flipper
Floater
Fly Slip
Follow-On
Footmarks
Footwork
Forty-Five
Forward Defence
Forward Short Leg
Four Wickets
Fourth Stump
Free Hit
Front Foot
Fruit Salad
Full Length
Full Pint
Full Toss
G
Gardening
Given Man
Glance
Glove
Golden Duck
Golden Pair
Good Length Ball
Googly
Gouging
Gozza
Grafting
Green Top
Grip
Ground
Groundsman
Guard
Gully
H
Hack
Half Century
Half-Tracker
Half-Volley
Handled The Ball
Hat-Trick
Hawk-Eye
Helicopter Shot
Helmet
High Score
Hit The Ball Twice
Hit Wicket
Hoick
Hole Out
Hoop
Hot Spot
Humpty
Hutch
I
ICC
In
In/OutField
Incoming Batsman
In-Cutter
Indian Spin Quartet
Infield
Innings
Inside Edge
Inside-Out
Inswinger
J
Jack
Jaffa
Jockstrap
K
Keeper
Knock
Knuckle Ball
Kwik Cricket
L
Lappa
Laws
LBW
Leading Edge
Left-Arm Orthodox Spin
Left-arm Unorthodox Spin
Leg Before Wicket
Leg Break
Leg Bye
Leg Cutter
Leg Glance
Leg Side
Leg Spin
Leggie
Life
List A Cricket
Lolly
Long Hop
Long On
Long Stop
Loop
Lost Ball
Lower Order
Lunch
M
Maker’s Name
Maiden Over
Man Of The Match
Mankad
Marillier Shot
Match Fixing
Match Referee
Meat Of The Bat
Mecca Of Cricket
Medium-Pace
Middle Of The Bat
Mid On
Middle Order
Mid Wicket
Military Medium
Milking
Mine
Mis-Field
N
Negative Bowling
Nelson
Nervous Nineties
Nets
Net Run Rate
Nibble
Nightwatchman
No Ball
No Man’s Land
Not Out
No Result
Nothing Shot
Nurdle
O
Obstructing The Field
Occupying The Crease
ODI
Odds Match
Off Break
Off Cutter
Offer The Light
Off Side
Off The Mark
Off Theory
One-Day Cricket
One Day International
One Down
One Short
On Side
On Strike
On The Up
Opener
Opening Batsman
Opening Bowler
Orthodox
Out
Outfield
Outswinger
Over
Over Rate
Over The Wicket
Overarm Bowling
Overpitched Delivery
Overthrow
P
Pace Bowling
Pad Away
Paddle Scoop
Paddle Sweep
Pads
Partnership
Part-Time Bowler
Pavilion
Peach
Pea Roller
Pegs
Penalty Run
Perfect Season
Perfume Ball
Pick
Picket Fences
Pick Of The Bowlers
Pie Chucker
Pinch Hitter
Pitch
Pitched Delivery Bowling
Pitch Map
Placement
Platinum Duck
Play And Miss
Player Of The Match
Playing Time
Plumb
Point Of Release
Points System
Popper
Power Play
Powerplay
Pro20
Projapoti
Protected Area
Pursuit
Push
Q
Quarter Seam
Quick
Quick Single Mean
Quota
Quotient
R
Rabbit
Rain Delay
Rain Rule
Red Cherry
Referral
Required Run Rate
Reserve Day
Rest Day
Result
Retired
Reverse Sweep
Reverse Swing
Rib Tickler
Right Hand
Ring Field
Road
Rogers
Roller
Rotate The Strike
Rough
Round Arm Bowling
Royal Duck
Run
Run Chase
Run Out
Run Rate
Run-Up
Runner
Runs Per Wicket Ratio
S
Safe
Sawn Off
Scorer
Scoring
Seam
Seamer
Seam Bowling
Selector
Sent In
Session
Shelled A Dolly
Shepherd The Strike
Shooter
Short Of A Length
Short-Pitched
Shoulder Arms
Side On
Silly
Silly Point
Single
Single Wicket
Sitter
Six
Skiddy
Skier
Skipper
Slash
Slider
Slip
Slip Catching Cradle
Slog
Slog Overs
Slog Sweep
Slower Ball
Slow Left Armer
Snickometer
Specialist
Spectacles
Spider Graph
Spin Bowling
Square Leg
Stance
Sticky Dog
Sticky Wicket
Stock Ball
Stock Bowler
Stock Delivery
Straight Bat
Stranded
Strangled
Strike
Strike Bowler
Strike Rate
Stump
Stump-Cam
Substitute
Sun Ball
Super Over
Supersub
Sweep
Sweet Spot
Swing Bowling
Switch Hit
T
 T20
Tail
Tampering
Tape Ball
Target
Tea
Teesra
Ten-Wicket Match
Test Cricket
Textbook Shot
Third Man
Third Umpire
Through The Gate
Throwing
Tice
Tie
Tied Down
Timed Match
Timed Out
Timeless Match
Timing
Toe-Crushers
Top Edge
Top Order
Top Spinner
Toss
Tour
Tour Match
Trimmer
Trundler
Turn
Turn Blind
Twelfth Man
 Twenty20
U
UDRS
Umpire
Underarm Bowling
Under-Spin
Unorthodox
Unplayable Delivery
Upper Cut
Uppish
V
Variation
Vee
Village Cricket
W
Waft
Wag
Wagon Wheel
Walking In
Wash Out
WASP
Wearing Wicket
Wicket
Wicket-Keeper
Wicket-Keeper-Batsman
Wicket Maiden
Wickets In Hand
Wide
Works Team
Worm
Wrist Spin
Wrong foot
Wrong ‘un
Y
Yes
Yips
Yorker
Z
Zooter
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