The term wicket is associated with the sport of Cricket. When a batsman is dismissed and sent back to the pavillion it is termed as a wicket. People even call the cricket pitch where the game is played a wicket.
The sport of cricket.
The wicket features in the sport cricket. It has several different meanings such as the dismissal of the bats man. The bats man is usually guarding the wicket with his bat, attempting to prevent the ball from hitting it.
Rod Marsh was a wicket-keeper in the sport of cricket.
In the dark old inn yard a stable wicket creaked
LBW - meaning 'Leg Before Wicket' is used in Cricket.
Cricket is a very popular sport that is played in a number of countries. The stump is part of the wicket. Generally speaking, a wicket has two stumps and one bail.
The noun 'wicket' is a word for a physical thing, there is no abstract form for the word. However, the noun 'wicket' has an abstract use as in the informal term 'sticky wicket', a word for a difficult or awkward situation.