bowling-crease

bowling crease

noun Cricket.
either of two lines, each with a wicket set lengthwise at the center, marking the limit of a bowler's approach in delivering the ball to the opposite wicket.

Origin:
1745–55

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bowling crease
 
n
cricket a line marked at the wicket, over which a bowler must not advance fully before delivering the ball

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