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Some Important Sports Terminology and Measurement
Cricket
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 Bells 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, Duck worthLuis, 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.
Badminton
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
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.
Basketball
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 Basketball
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.
Football
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
cicrumference of the ball 98 to 71 cm
Some Important Terminology in Football
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.
Hockey
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 White
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 Tennis
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 Tennis
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.
Volleyball
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
Net 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 Volleyball
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.
Polo
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
Wrestling
Some Important Measurement in Wrestling
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 Wrestling
Heave, Half, Nelson, Rebuts, Hold sager etc
Chess
Some Important Measurement in Chess
The number of squares on a chessboard 64
Colour of the squares White and Black
Some Important Terminology in Chess
Bishop, Gambit, Checkmate, Stalemate, Pawn, Grand-master etc.
Golf
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 yards
Some Important Terminology in Water Polo
2 metre line, 4 metre line, Goal line, Caps, Personal, Fault, Ball under etc.
Baseball
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 etc.
Billiards
Some Important Terminology in Billiards
Cue, Jigger, Pot, Break Pot, In luck, In off, Cans, Bolting, Hazard, Long etc.
Rifle Shooting
Some Important Terminology in Rifle Shooting
Target, Bulls eye, Muzzle flub etc
Kho-Kho
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.
Swimming
Some Important Terminology in Swimming
Crawl, Breast stroke, Spring Board, Twist, Butter fly etc.
Boxing
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.


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