Definition of wicketkeeping in English:

wicketkeeping

noun

Cricket
  • See wicketkeeper

    • ‘You were a fast bowler before you decided to take up wicketkeeping.’
    • ‘The Bears' fielding and wicketkeeping have always held their own in the SuperSport series, but Border desperately need big scores to complement their fine bowling attack.’
    • ‘The selectors, of course, would have looked at his wicketkeeping, rather than his batting, as the core reason for choosing him.’
    • ‘Missed stumpings, dropped nicks, muffed run outs and an unending stream of byes bear testimony to the quality of wicketkeeping in the country.’
    • ‘England have expected too much from him and the triple strain of captaincy, wicketkeeping and trying to score quick runs has been etched all over his face.’

Pronunciation

wicketkeeping

/ˈwɪkɪtkiːpɪŋ/