Two sets of wickets, each 9 inches/22.86 cm. wide, and consisting
of three wooden stumps with two wooden bails upon the top, shall
be pitched opposite and parallel to each other at a distance of
22 yards/20.12m. between the centres of the two middle stumps.
2. Size of Stumps
The stumps shall be of equal and sufficient size to prevent the
ball from passing between them. Their tops shall be 28
inches/71.1cm. above the ground, and shall be dome-shaped except
for the bail grooves.
3. Size of Bails
The bails shall be each 4-3/8 inches/11.1cm. in length and when
in position on top of the stumps shall not project more than 1/2
inch/1.3 cm above them.