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Glossary of Cricket Slang, Lingo & Terms

This is a list of common cricket slang and jargon terms.

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A.

Agricultural Shot
All-Rounder
Arm Ball
Asking Rate

B.

Beamer
Bouncer
Bump Ball
Bunsen

C.

Chinaman
Corridor Of Uncertainty
Cow Corner
Cow Shot
Cross Bat

D.

Devil’s Number
Dolly
Duck Under Delivery

E.

F.

Fast Bowling
Flipper
Full Toss
Free Hit
French Cut

G.

Gardening
Good Length
Grafting
Grubber
Gully

H.

Hack

I.

J.

K.

L.

Leg Before Wicket (LBW)
Leg Cutter
Leg Theory
Long Hop

M.

Maiden
Mankad

N.

No Ball

O.

Off Spin
Over

P.

Popping Crease

Q.

R.

Rabbit
Reverse Swing

S.

Seam Bowling
Sledging
Slip Fielder
Slog
Spin Bowling
Stumped

T.

Timed Match

U.

V.

W.

Wag
Wicket-Keeper
Wide

X.

Y.

Yorker

Z. 

Zooter

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