Cricket stumps withoutbails
In cricket, the stumps are the three vertical posts that support the "bails" and form the wicket. Stumping or being stumped is a method of dismissing a batsman.
The umpire calling stumps means the play is over for the day.
Part of the wicket
consists of three stumps that are inserted into the ground, and topped with twobails
The stumps are three vertical posts which support two bails. The stumps and bails are usually made of wood, most commonly ash, and together form a wicket at each end of the pitch.
The overall width of each wicket is 9 inches (22.9 cm). Each stump is 28 inches (71.1 cm) tall with maximum and minimum diameters of...