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What is the length of a cricket pitch?

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A cricket pitch forms a rectangle that measures 22 yards by 10 feet. Cricket is always played on a circular or oval field, but the overall size of that field can vary.

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What is the length of a cricket pitch?
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The wickets on the different sides of the pitch are roughly 2.5 feet tall. Between them are three stumps that are about 9 inches in length; they sit on the bowling crease. The popping crease is approximately 4 feet from the stumps on both sides of the cricket field. The return creases, which are about 4 feet from the middle stumps, are set up at right angles from the popping and bowling creases.

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