Definition of wicketkeeper in English:

wicketkeeper

noun

Cricket
  • A fielder stationed close behind a batsman's wicket and typically equipped with gloves and pads.

    • ‘So teams can pick seven batsmen and five bowlers or, in India's case, seven batsmen and a wicketkeeper.’
    • ‘Has there ever been a Test match where both wicketkeepers have stumped each other?’
    • ‘The team consists of five all-rounders, six specialist batsmen, two wicketkeepers and five strike bowlers.’
    • ‘Has there been an occasion in Test history when all 11 players bowled in the innings, including the wicketkeeper?’
    • ‘Is it true that Australia once selected a wicketkeeper for a Test who had never kept wicket before?’

Pronunciation:

wicketkeeper

/ˈwɪkɪtkiːpə/