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keep

Architecture the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress

Keep

Inner tower of a castle.

keep, donjon

keep
The stronghold of a medieval castle, usually in the form of a massive tower, and a place of residence, esp. in times of siege.
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When he has kept wicket in cup matches he has been outstanding but for league games we have Jeff Laws behind the stumps and so we use Nilkanth as an extra bowling option.
McCullum kept wicket for 52 of his 81 Tests, 185 of 220 one-day internationals and 42 of 62 Twenty20 internationals, the report said.
Christopher kept wicket for Broad Oak as Honley piled on 557 in the 1952 Sykes Cup semi-final, which lasted six virtually full evenings.
I don't think I have contributed anything to this tournament really - having kept wicket for 30-odd overs in each game as well - I have not scored any runs and have just one catch to show for myself.
ANSWERS: 1 The Itchen and the Test' 2 Athens' 3 January and October' 4 The xylophone' 5 Elizabeth I' 6 Prague' 7 They all kept wicket for England' 8 Three - George V, Edward VIII and George VI' 9 David Bailey' 10 Sayonara.
Happy to have another string to his bow, Richardson said: "I kept wicket once for the second-team against Lancashire, just to keep on top of it with the Colonel (Mustard) having a few little injury concerns.
nz, Roach kept wicket for Victoria in 25 first-class matches between 1995 and 2005, and also represented Australia under-19.
Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 Salmon; 2 Prague; 3 They kept wicket for England; 4 Sayonara; 5 Elizabeth I; 6 Edward VIII (the Duke of Windsor); 7 Taps; 8 The xylophone; 9 The Isle of Wight; 10 David Bailey.
Jones, who kept wicket during the whole of last year's Ashes, was dropped by England during the summer Test series against Pakistan.