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A - Armball

B - Bench

C - Chucking

D - Duck

E - Endgame

F - Feather- touch

G - Grease

H - Hack

I - Inside-out

J. - Jaffa

K - Knock-out

L - Late- Swing

M - Muscle-memory

N - Not-outer

O - Orthodox

P - Par

Q - Quota

R - Risky

S - Stride

T - Tampering 

U - Unorthodox 

V - V

W - Willow

X - Xerox

Y - Yips

Z - zone


Make your unique A-Z cricketing terms. No proper names unless Mankading etc. Tough with X though

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A for Afridi/Aggressive

B for biting/badmaashi/budtameezi

C for chucking/CT

D for Daleri

E for Ertugul/ Ego

F for Fixing

G for Game on hai

H for Hinduon Ki Zehniyat/Handome

I for Inshallah

J for Juzbaa

K for Kaptaan

L for loda 

M for Maqbooza Kashmir/mindset

N for Ninties me tailunt

O for oh kaale idhar dekh 

P for phaaast

Q for Qamar tod batting

R for Rabba 

S for STD/System

T for Tapeball/Tampering/tailunt

U for Umma

V for variety 

W for warts

X for X factor

Y for Youngsta

Z for Zunoon

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Anchor

Bevda

Classy

Demolish

Elegant

Flatten (stumps)

Grass (a catch)

Heavy (bowls a 'heavy' ball)

Indecisive (footwork)

Jags 

Killer instinct

Languid

MasterClass

Negative (lines)

Opener

Pair 

Quick (single)

Reverse (sweep, scoop, swing)

Silly (Point/Midon)

Tonk

Underarm

Vociferous (appeal)

Xar patel :p:

Youngster (Rashid Khan, Shahid Afridi etc)

Zooter

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5 minutes ago, sandeep said:

Anchor

Bevda

Classy

Demolish

Elegant

Flatten (stumps)

Grass (a catch)

Heavy (bowls a 'heavy' ball)

Indecisive (footwork)

Jags 

Killer instinct

Languid

MasterClass

Negative (lines)

Opener

Pair 

Quick (single)

Reverse (sweep, scoop, swing)

Silly (Point/Midon)

Tonk

Underarm

Vociferous (appeal)

Xar patel :p:

Youngster (Rashid Khan, Shahid Afridi etc)

Zooter

 

 

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Tried to make two 11's and a 12th man strictly using surnames only and in order of alphabet (excluded Q and X), but need an opener with N (Saffie Dudley Nourse and WIndian Seymour Nurse are not openers but might be forced to go with Seymour who at least has opened) 

 

Updated now...any changes suggestions guys :-) ?

 

Amla, H

Boycott, G 

Chappell, GS

Dravid, R

Edrich, J

Flintoff, A

Gilchrist, A

Hadlee, R

Illingworth, R

Johnson, M

Khan, Z

 

Lara (12th man)

 

 

Mohammad, Hanif

Nazar, M

O' Neill, N

Ponting, R

Q??

Richards, V

Sobers, G

Taylor, Bob

Underwood, D

Vaas, C

Walsh, C

X??

Younis, W

 

Zoysa (..12th man)

 

 

 

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Anda (egg) - laying an egg on the pitch 

Bakra (scapegoat) - someone easy to blame for a loss or a bowler that you would target for runs

Cobra - a delivery that shoots up unexpectedly 

Doosra - ideally bowled in long sleeves 

Ekka (Ace) - your MPV or your key move  

Faltu (pointless/useless) - a hit me ball or a pointless shot or a useless player 

Goofy - when a Donald fails to take a start in 99 WC SF 

Hatsoff - when SDP (Hardik) hits 6s and you :hatsoff:

Innovate - when you play 360 degrees shots 

Jatka (shock) - when a batsman gets a big big over or a bowler picks up bags of wkts in an over to give a shock to the other team 

Khamba (pole) - when you are difficult to dislodge a la Pujara 

Locha (mess) - when you mess up a good situation you create a locha 

Matka (pot) - when you carry a huge belly proudly on field like Ranatunga 

NaNa - when you run someone out and suggest that you said "na" na 

O - Aww, the reaction when you (or a batsman) get beaten by a good ball 

Panga - when a bowler tries to sledge a batsman to only spur the batsman up or vice versa 

Q - like Q from 007, a fielder who uses innovative ways to "manage" the ball 

R (rolla ...) - some word that Imran uses for bits and pieces players 

Short Circuit - when a bowler loses the plot and his brain is fried 

Tamacha (slap) - a slap on the face when you are proven wrong  

Undercut - when the ball hits the inside of the bat and goes in an unintended direction ... can also refer to a type of hairstyle 

V - when you play in the V

W - Wrogn 

X - x factor 

Yellow team - a bunch of retired or past their peak cricketers clubbed together in an 11 like a bunch of bananas in a grocery store    

Zor (strength) - when a bowler runs even faster after getting hit for 4s

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