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Definition of the noun innings

What does innings mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. the batting turn of a cricket player or team
    • examples: He went 5 innings. | After the second innings, the opposing pitcher recovered too, and it turned into a pitching duel.
    • usage: plural / plural form
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: play / turn = the activity of doing something in an agreed succession
    • more specific word: follow-on = an immediate second innings forced on a cricket team scoring a prescribed number of runs fewer than its opponents in the first innings
    • part of: cricket = a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players

Alternative definition of the noun innings

noun

  1. [context: cricket] One side's or individual's turn to bat (from when the first player begins to bat, until the last player is out,) or the runs scored during those timeframes.
  2. [British] The time during which any party is in possession of power; a turn of any kind.

Specialised definition of the noun innings

Glossary of sports / cricket

a team's or batsman's turn at batting (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

the runs scored by a player or team during a turn at batting (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

a team's or individual batsman's turn at batting (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

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Innings: In cricket, a team's innings usually lasts until 10 of the 11 batsmen in the team are out, leaving the not out batsman without a partner and thus unable to continue, or until another event intervenes.

Phrases with Innings

  1. Late innings
  2. Early Innings
  3. extra innings
  4. First Innings
  5. Third Innings
  6. Fourth Innings
  7. Second Innings
  8. Change of Innings

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Google previewBaseball's Iconic 1-0 Games (2013)

by Warren N. Wilbert

Throwing twelve perfect innings is a major league record that hasn't been broken since it was set by Harvey Haddix on May 25, 1959. It may be a long time before that record is either tied or broken. It was an evening in the life of Harvey Haddix ...

Google previewThe Elderly (2017)

Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare Policy by Martin Lyon Levine

Fair innings is an absolute, not a relative, concept. That is, among persons who have passed the “marker event,” there would be no allocation according to age, even of “spare” resources. All would be equally unentitled. One can ask whether a ...

Google previewIt Takes More Than Balls (2008)

The Savvy Girls' Guide to Understanding and Enjoying Baseball by Deidre Silva, Jackie Koney

Natural disasters aside, the most common reason why a game won't go a full nine innings is a compassionate gesture to the losing guests ...

Google previewUltimate Book of Sports (2012)

The Essential Collection of Rules, Stats, and Trivia for Over 250 Sports by Scott McNeely

Like baseball, rounders is divided into innings (two innings is the traditional game length) and played by two teams of nine. Rounders is still played in England and Ireland, especially in grade schools . b ...

Google previewThe Ashes (2014)

by iMinds

An innings is a unit of play where ten out of the team's eleven players bat until being dismissed. After the tenth player has been dismissed, the eleventh batsman can't bat without a fellow-team member at the opposite wicket, so this last player ...

Google previewThe Dickson Baseball Dictionary (Third Edition) (2011)

by Paul Dickson

The team with the most runs and hits after three innings is the winner. 3. A similar game played in the midwestern United States. According to Tim Wiles (personal communication, Jan.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Health Economics, Third Edition (2014)

by Anthony J. Culyer

Fair Innings no ethically relevant differentiating factor between them and each will live only one week without the transplant. With the transplant, however, one is expected to live two years and the other 20 years. Who should get the ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words (2008)

by Diagram Group

innings The batting turn of a team or player, ended when ten batsmen are dismissed or the captain makes a declaration. Matches may be of one or two innings per ...

Google previewAn Eponymous Dictionary of Economics (2004)

A Guide to Laws and Theorems Named After Economists by Julio Segura, Carlos Rodríguez Braun

Williams's fair innings argument ...

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of American Sports: Q-Z (2000)

by David L. Porter

innings in the Braves' World Series victory over the Cleveland ...

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Innings Meaning

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At the end of six innings of play, it's Montreal 5, Expos 3. (Jerry Coleman)
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Scrabble value of I1N1N1I1N1G2S1

The value of this 7-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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