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Oval surface covered with natural or synthetic grass on which a cricket match is played; it is made up of a pitch and a field.
Rectangular surface in midfield where the bowler and the batsman face each other; it contains two wickets that are about 20 m apart.
Thrown at speeds reaching 165 km/h, the ball usually bounces once before reaching the batsman.
The two lines on each side of wicket that demarcate the space in which the ball must be thrown or hit.
Official responsible for applying the rules of delivery; this umpire is positioned behind the bowler’s wicket.
Player who throws the ball toward the opposing batsman, who stands in front of the wicket; if the bowler topples the wicket, the batsman is retired.
Line perpendicular to the return crease; the wicket is embedded in the center of it.
Line drawn 1.22 m from the wicket; at the end of a run, the batsman is safe after touching the ground behind this line with the bat or a part of the body.
Piece made up of stumps with detachable bails; a defender can retire a batsman by toppling the wicket before the batsman completes the run between wickets.
Player positioned behind the batting wicket; the only defensive player who wears gloves, the wicketkeeper tries to catch balls missed by the batsman.
Player who takes position to hit the ball and protect the wicket; each time the player runs between the two wickets before the ball arrives, one point is scored.