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  • n. Plural form of inning.
  • n. 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.
  • n. The time during which any party is in possession of power; a turn of any kind.

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  • n. the batting turn of a cricket player or team


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  • Cricket jargon - a turn at bat for a team or a batsman. A batsman's innings is over is when he is out; a team's innings is over when 10 batsmen are out. Full, senior level matches usually consist of two innings per team. One-day, 20-20 and amateur games are typically one innings per team.

    November 30, 2007