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bowling crease

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noun Cricket.
either of two lines, each with a wicket set lengthwise at the center, marking the limit of a bowler's approach in delivering the ball to the opposite wicket.
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Origin of bowling crease

First recorded in 1745–55
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British Dictionary definitions for bowling crease

bowling crease

noun
cricket a line marked at the wicket, over which a bowler must not advance fully before delivering the ball
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