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English definition of “cricket”

cricket

noun [U] (GAME)    /ˈkrɪk.ɪt/
A2 a sport in which two teams of eleven players try to score runs (= points) by hitting a small, hard ball with a bat, and running between two sets of small wooden posts: a cricket ball/batCricketGeneral terms used in ball sports
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