Some Important Sports Terminology

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Some Important Measurement in Cricket
Length of Pitch
22 yards (20.11 meters)
Length of Crease
1.22 – 1.83 meters (4 ft)
Weight of Ball
155 to 163 gram
Circumference of the Ball
22.4-22.9 cm (9 inch)
Lenght of Bat
96.5 cm (38 inch)
Width of Bat
10.8 cm (4.25 inch)
Length of the Stumps
71.1 cm (28 inch)
Length of Bails
11.1 cm (each bail)

Some Important Terminology in Cricket
Played on, Appeal, Bye, Leg Bye, Power Play, Follow on,
Dusara, Beamer, Hoober Shot, Lost Ball, Duckworth – Luis, Retired Hurt,
Chinaman, Batsman, Bowler, Wicket Keeper, Fielder, LBW (Leg Before Wicket),
Catch, Hit Wicket, Throw, Maiden over, Four, Sixer, Wide, Swing, Stroke,
Cover, Mid on, Mid off, Mid Wicket, over the wicket, round the wicket, Leg
spinner, Off spinner, Over throw, Over slip, Gulley, Cover point, Long off,
Long on, Third man, Short pitch, Hook, Dead ball, Run out, Popping crease,
Pitch, Bouncer (or Bumper), Full toss, Yorker, Yorked, Googley, Wicket
Maiden, Snick, Duck, Hat-Trick, Rubber, The Ashes, Scoring a Ton etc.
Some Important Measurement in Badminton
Length of court
44 fee
Width of the court
20 feet (for doubles) and 17 feet (for singles)
Height of the net
5 feet
Weight of Shuttle cock
4.74 to 5.50 gram
Overall length of the Racket
680 mm (2.5 ft) maximum
Overall width of the Racket
230 mm (9 inches) maximum
Overall length of the Racket head
290 mm (11.5 inches) maximum
Weight of the racket
85 to 140 grams
Some Important Terminology in
Badminton court, End, Trans Lines, Back gallery, Service
Court, Let, Forward stroke, Backward Stroke, Toss or Lob, Clear, Smash, Net
Strokes, Rally, Setting, First hand or Second hand, Side out, Base of
operation, Rotation, Long service, Net Fault, Double fault, Foot fault,
Service break, Match Point, Set point, High service, Cross shot, Service
change, Drive, Drop shot, Duce, Advance etc.
Some important measurements in Basketball
Length of the court
28 meter
Width of the court
15 meter
Height of the basket from ground
3.05 meter
Weight of the ball
600 to 650 grams
Some Important Terminology in
Dribbling, Front court, Second dribble, Two count stop,
Travelling or shifting, Pivoting, Held ball, Jump ball, Violation, Foul,
Feinting or Dodging, Shooting, Set shot, Ring, Guard point, Dead ball, Basket
Rudnick, Hook Pass, Goal, Centre line, Free throw line, Onstead, Fast break,
Lay-up shot, Man to man defence, Pack, Three point, Turn over, Assist, Throw,
Goal Tending, Steal, Tap etc.
Some Important Measurement in Football
Length of the ground (Field)
91 to 120 meters
Width of the ground (Field)
45 to 91 meters
Weight of the ball
396 to 453 grams
Circumference of the ball
98 to 71 cm
Some Important Terminology in
Abbey, Dribble, Extra time, Full back, Half back, Striker,
Centre, Forward, Penalty kick, Free kick, Scissor kick, Goal kick, Direct
kick, Corner kick, Referee, Tie breaker, Hat trick, Hand ball, Sweeper, Back,
Throw in, Hand-ball (Fault), Touch line, Place Kick, or Kick off, Direct Free
Kick, Indirect Free Kick, Tackle, Off side, Sliding Tackle, Drop Ball, Sudden
death, Penalty shoot out etc.
Some Important Measurement in Hockey
No. of Players
11 players in each team
Length of Playing field
91.44 meters
Width of the Playing field
50 to 55 meters
Weight of the Ball
155 to 163 grams
Circumference of the Ball
223- 224 cm
Colour of the Ball
Weight of the Hockey (Stick)
280 grams (max)
Some Important Terminology in Hockey
Advantage, Back-stick, Bully, Carry, Dribble, Dodge, Goal
line, Green Card, Flick, Free hit, Face of Stick, Jab Stroke, Lung Stroke,
Melle, Off side, Penalty shoot out, Short Corner, Striking circle or Shooting
circle, Square pass, Tackling, Through pass, Under cutting, Stick, Penalty
stroke, Scoop, Side line, Tie breaker, Penalty, Under cutting, Volley, Centre
forward, Roll in, Push in, Shooting, Half volley, Full back etc.
Lawn Tennis:-
Some Important Measurement in Lawn Tennis
Length of the court
78 feet or 23.77 m (singles)
Width of the court
27 feet or 8.23 m (singles), 36 feet or 10.97 m (doubles)
Height of the net
3 feet (0.914 m)
Weight of the ball
56.0 to 59.4 gram
Maximum length of the frame of the racket
32 inches (81.28 cm)
Colour of the ball
White or Yellow
Some Important Terminology in Lawn
Ace, Advantage, A let, Back hand drive, Deuce, Chip Shot,
Volley, Half Volley, Let fault, Foot fault, Double Fault, Smash, Service,
Grand Slam, Singles sticks, Love, Slice.
Table Tennis:-
Some Important Measurement in Table Tennis
Length of the table
2.74 metre (9 feet)
Width of the table
1.52 metre (5 feet)
Height of the table
76 cn
Weight of the ball
2.4 to 2.53 gram
Diameter of the ball
37.2 to 38.2 mm
Colour of the ball
White or Yellow
Some Important Terminology in Table
Foil, End line, Late control, Flat hit, Block stroke, Service,
Penholder grip, Back spin, Centre line, Half Court, Side spin, Swing stroke,
Push Stroke, Rally, Let, Reverse, Top Spin, Drop shot, Lob, Chopped return,
Counter hitting etc.
Some Important Measurement in Volleyball
Length of Court
18 meter
Width of Court
9 meter
Weight of ball
250 -260 grams
Circumference of the ball
65-67 cm
1m (+/- 3cm) wide and 9.5 m long
Net’s height
2.43 m (for men) and 2.24 m (for women)
Ball Internal Pressure
0.40 to 0.45 Kg/cm
Some Important Terminology in
Antennae, Attack hit, Back zone players, Dribbling, Libero,
Front Zone players, Blocking, Smash, Rotation, Boosting, Net fault, Volley
Pass, Forearm pass, Service, Hook serve, Set up, Referee etc.
Some Important Measurement in Chess
The number of squares on a chessboard
Colour of the squares
White and Black
Some Important Terminology in Chess
Bishop, Gambit, Checkmate, Stalemate, Pawn, Grand-master etc.
Some Important Measurement in Golf
Diameter of the hole
4 inches
Some Important Terminology in Golf
Bogie, Fore some, Stymie, T, Put hole, Nib lick, Caddy, Limns,
Iron, Putting, The green, Bunker etc.
Water Polo:-
Some Important Measurement in Water Polo
The Length
and width of the field
30 X 20
Some Important Terminology in Water
2 metre
line, 4 metre line, Goal line, Caps, Personal, Fault, Ball under etc.
Some Important Measurement in Baseball
The distance of each base
90 feet
The distance of the base along with its hypotenuse
127 feet
Some Important Terminology in Baseball
Home, Diamond, Pitcher, Put out, Home run, Strike, Ant rubber
Some Important Terminology in
Cue, Jigger, Pot, Break Pot, In luck, In off, Cans, Bolting,
Hazard, Long etc.
Some Important Terminology in Rifle
Target, Bulls eye, Muzzle flub etc
Some Important Terminology in Kho-Kho
Chasers, Active Chaser, Runners, Diving, Taking a direction,
To recede, Tapping, Trapping, Dupe turn, Late Kho, Giving Kho, Fake Kho etc.
Some Important Terminology in
Crawl, Breast stroke, Spring Board, Twist, Butter fly etc.
Some Important Measurement in Boxing
Length and width of the ring
Minimum 4.9X4.9 m square and maximum 6.10X6.10 m square
Some Important Terminology in Boxing
Punch, Upper cut, Round, Jab, Hook, Knock down, Knock out,
Hitting willow, Ring, Break, Bell, Belt, Blow, Bounce, Bout etc.
Some Important Measurement in Polo
Length of the field
300 yards,
Width of the field
150 yards
Distance between the goals
250 yards
Distance between the goal points
8 yards
Some Important Terminology in Polo
Bunker, Chuker, Mallet etc
Some Important Measurement in
In International Competitions there is a circular area with 9
metre diameter with circle in the centre of 1 metre diameter. Competitions
played on a mattress, the mattress is 1:1 metre diameter high
Some Important Terminology in
Heave, Half, Nelson, Rebuts, Hold sager etc

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