bowling crease ExamplesWord Origin noun Cricket.
- either of two lines, each with a wicket set lengthwise at the center, marking the limit of a bowler’s approach in delivering the ball to the opposite wicket.
Origin of bowling crease First recorded in 1745–55 Examples from the Web for bowling crease Historical Examples of bowling crease
He stands between point and short-slip, in a direct line with the bowling-crease, at a distance of about twelve yards.
British Dictionary definitions for bowling crease bowling crease noun
- cricket a line marked at the wicket, over which a bowler must not advance fully before delivering the ball