Sports Cricket

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My favourite sport is (c)ricket. Cricket is a wonderful game (played)between two teams. Each team (has) eleven players and two to three substitutes. Out ( of the)eleven players five to six players will be batsmen, and the rest will be bowlers and fielders and one wicket keeper. (A) skipper will be appointed to lead the team. It is a team game.

Cricket is a one day match and it is played for threes hours . The cricket field will have (a)pitch with st(u)mps and bales and two ends where two (batsmen) will be placed and (they)will get the score by running between the (sets of stumps).

(Each umpire will be positioned beside each set of stumps.) and the third umpire will be sitting in (a) room (watching) the match (on a) video(sceen.)

The umpires (have) to look at the bowlers and the batsmen playing, and take proper decision(s) on declaring the(loss of) wickets. The (loss of)wickets may be by catch, run out or st(u)mp(ed) out, and in the bowling umpires judge the bowls as wide ball, no ball, leg by etc.

When (an)umpire is not able to judge some of the (fall of)wickets then (the)umpire would signal to the third umpire and the third umpire will declare the wicket (valid or not.)

A one day match has 50 overs (6 balls per over). In the first inning(s) and second inning(s) At the beginning of the match skippers from both (of)the team(s) will be present for the toss. Winning skipper will be given the choice to elect (to) (bat) / (field).

In the first (i)nning(s) the game will go (on until) the 50 overs (6 balls per over) or (until) all the (t)en (batsmen) are out. (A)fter an hour(s) break the second innings will follow, and the second bat(t)ing team has to chase the score. In case the team is not able to complete the target then the first bat(t)ing team will be considered (as the winning side.)

The winning team will be awarded with the trophy, and the Man of the Match award will be selected from the winning team. The player who has performed (best)...
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