In general, the game of cricket consists of three main disciplines

All these elements are of equal importance. It is not unusual for individuals to excel at a single discipline while remaining very average at the others.

An individual who is Extremely proficient in all disciplines or all others except wicketkeeping is usually referred to as an allrounder.

Wicketkeeping is a specialist type of fielding and is treated separately whenever we define the core principles of the sport. There are also wicket keep(er)ing allrounders.