Some Important Sports Terminology and Measurement
Some Important Measurement in Cricket
Length of Pitch22 yards (20.11 meters)
Length of Crease1.22 - 1.83 meters (4 ft)
Weight of Ball155 to 163 gram
Circumference of the Ball22.4-22.9 cm (9 inch)
Lenght of Bat96.5 cm (38 inch)
Width of Bat10.8 cm (4.25 inch)
Length of the Stumps71.1 cm (28 inch)
Length of Bells11.1 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.
Some Important Measurement in Badminton
Length of court44 fee
Width of the court20 feet (for doubles) and 17 feet (for singles)
Height of the net5 feet
Weight of Shuttle cock4.74 to 5.50 gram
Overall length of the Racket680 mm (2.5 ft) maximum
Overall width of the Racket230 mm (9 inches) maximum
Overall length of the Racket head290 mm (11.5 inches) maximum
Weight of the racket85 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.
Some important measurements in Basketball
Length of the court28 meter
Width of the court15 meter
Height of the basket from ground3.05 meter
Weight of the ball600 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.
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 ball396 to 453 grams
cicrumference of the ball98 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.
Some Important Measurement in Hockey
No. of Players11 players in each team
Length of Playing field91.44 meters
Width of the Playing field50 to 55 meters
Weight of the Ball155 to 163 grams
Circumference of the Ball223- 224 cm
Colour of the BallWhite
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 court78 feet or 23.77 m (singles)
Width of the court27 feet or 8.23 m (singles), 36 feet or 10.97 m (doubles)
Height of the net3 feet (0.914 m)
Weight of the ball56.0 to 59.4 gram
Maximum length of the frame of the racket32 inches (81.28 cm)
Colour of the ballWhite 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 table2.74 metre (9 feet)
Width of the table1.52 metre (5 feet)
Height of the table76 cn
Weight of the ball2.4 to 2.53 gram
Diameter of the ball37.2 to 38.2 mm
Colour of the ballWhite 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.
Some Important Measurement in Volleyball
Length of Court18 meter
Width of Court9 meter
Weight of ball250 -260 grams
Circumference of the ball65-67 cm
Net1m (+/- 3cm) wide and 9.5 m long
Net's height2.43 m (for men) and 2.24 m (for women)
Ball Internal Pressure0.40 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.
Some Important Measurement in Polo
Length of the field300 yards,
Width of the field150 yards
Distance between the goals250 yards
Distance between the goal points8 yards
Some Important Terminology in Polo
Bunker, Chuker, Mallet etc
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
Some Important Measurement in Chess
The number of squares on a chessboard64
Colour of the squaresWhite and Black
Some Important Terminology in Chess
Bishop, Gambit, Checkmate, Stalemate, Pawn, Grand-master etc.
Some Important Measurement in Golf
Diameter of the hole4 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 field30 X 20 yards
Some Important Terminology in Water Polo
2 metre line, 4 metre line, Goal line, Caps, Personal, Fault, Ball under etc.
Some Important Measurement in Baseball
The distance of each base90 feet
The distance of the base along with its hypotenuse127 feet
Some Important Terminology in Baseball
Home, Diamond, Pitcher, Put out, Home run, Strike, Ant rubber etc.
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
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 Swimming
Crawl, Breast stroke, Spring Board, Twist, Butter fly etc.
Some Important Measurement in Boxing
Length and width of the ringMinimum 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.