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wicket

1. a small sluicegate, esp one in a canal lock gate or by a water wheel
2. US a croquet hoop
3. 
a. Cricket either of two constructions, placed 22 yards apart, consisting of three pointed stumps stuck parallel in the ground with two wooden bails resting on top, at which the batsman stands
b. the strip of ground between these
c. a batsman's turn at batting or the period during which two batsmen bat
d. the act or instance of a batsman being got out
4. keep wicket to act as a wicketkeeper

wicket

A small door or gate, esp. one forming part of a larger one.
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He also shares with M S Dhoni, the current ODI and T20 captain of India, the record for most dismissals (includes stumpings) by an Indian wicket-keeper in a Test (8).
Pakistan needed a good start from the openers but Shan Masoud, for the fourth innings in a row, surrendered his wicket to James Anderson by edging to the wicket-keeper for one.
The free-scoring South African lasted just two balls before he edged Tim Maxfield to Paul Goodwin, one of four catches for the Staffs wicket-keeper.
Nadeem Rehman led the way with 112 off 126 deliveries and wicket-keeper Mitch Daly chipped in with 62, but the home side were unable to force the victory as the visitors crawled to 135-6 in 52 overs, Alex Owen top-scoring with 55.
Lahore: Pakistan yesterday axed former captain Shoaib Malik, wicket-keeper batsman Kamran Akmal and opener Imran Farhat for this month's limited-overs series in the West Indies, but dashing all-rounder Shahid Afridi was back in the team.
Glamorgan wicket-keeper Mark Wallace had earlier top scored for the Pirates with a half-century while Hassan returned 2-41.
Recommendation Buy England wicket-keeper performance at 200 Sporting Index
To be a top-flight international wicket-keeper, the amount of work that has to go into that is pretty immense.
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Worcestershire wicket-keeper Steve Davies, playing solely as a batsman, joined Carberry and the pair took the score past 200 in a stand of 88.
His contribution was matched by a maiden half-century for England from reserve wicket-keeper Geraint Jones (66), who was playing only his second full match of the winter, while Rikki Clarke also made use of a rare outing to hit an unbeaten 14.