bowling crease

bowling crease

bowling crease ExamplesWord Origin noun Cricket.

  1. 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.

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  • British Dictionary definitions for bowling crease bowling crease noun

    1. cricket a line marked at the wicket, over which a bowler must not advance fully before delivering the ball

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