In cricket, the term wicket has several meanings:
- It is one of the two sets of three stumps and two bails at either end of the pitch. The fielding team's players can hit the wicket with the ball in a number of ways to get a batsman out.
- Through metonymic usage, the dismissal of a batsman is known as the taking of a wicket,
- The cricket pitch itself is sometimes referred to as the wicket.