If point had not stopped to dance and rub his leg, the wicket must have fallen.
Trigson could be relied upon to keep his wicket up, but not to score.
There had been a heavy dew, and after breakfast they all walked down to the ground to look at the wicket.
The field was very close to the wicket, and the ball was travelling fast.
Behind the wicket sat a young woman of much self-possession.
It made his wicket look as untidy as any wicket I have ever seen.
After she had disappeared he opened the wicket and stepped out, letting Achilles follow him.
The click of the wicket gate was the signal for instant disappearance.
A short walk brought me to the wicket entrance, where an old man admitted me to the once sternly guarded fortress.
He followed her down the path and unfastened the wicket gate.
early 13c., "small door or gate," from Anglo-French wiket, from Old North French wiket (French guichet) "wicket, wicket gate," probably from Proto-Germanic *wik- (cf. Old Norse vik "nook") related to Old English wican "to give way, yield" (see weak). The notion is of "something that turns." Cricket sense of "set of three sticks defended by the batsman" is recorded from 1733.