The Ashes Trophy is a Test series played between England and Australia.
An appeal in cricket is a formal request made by the fielding team to the umpire to declare the batsman out. Often a player yells “howzat” to appeal to the umpire.
An all-rounder is a player who excels in both batting and bowling.
A bail in cricket is one of the two small wooden pieces placed on top of the stumps to form the wicket.
The cricket bat is a wooden implement used by a batsman to strike the ball.
The boundary in cricket is the edge of the field that marks the playing area. If the ball crosses the boundary without touching the ground, it scores four runs or six runs, depending on the shot.
A bowler in cricket is the player who delivers the ball to the batsman.
A fielder in cricket is a player who is part of the fielding team and tries to stop the ball and dismiss the batsman.
Follow on in Test cricket is a scenario where the team batting second is made to bat again immediately after their first innings, without enforcing the follow-on, if the team batting first has a significant lead.
Runs are the unit of scoring in cricket. A batsman and his teammate can score runs by running between the wickets after the ball is struck.
Reverse swing is a phenomenon in which the ball swings in the opposite direction to conventional swing, often occurring after the ball becomes old and rough.
The run-rate in cricket is the average number of runs scored per over in limited-overs cricket, used as a measure of a team’s scoring rate.
The stumps in cricket are three vertical wooden poles that form the wicket, consisting of two bails placed on top.
A fielding position close to the batsman on the off side, positioned to catch a defensive shot played by the batsman.
A pinch hitter is a batsman known for playing aggressive and powerful shots, often without much technique.
Spin bowing is a style of bowling in which the ball is released with spin to deceive the batsman.
The wicket in cricket is the area behind the batsman where the stumps are located. It is also used to refer to the dismissal of a batsman.
Wicketkeeper is the player from the fielding team who stands behind the stumps and is responsible for catching the ball and effecting dismissals.