• A Village Cricket Match
    A Village Cricket Match   A G Macdonald’s ‘A Village Cricket match” is an excerpt from his satirical work -  ‘England, their England’ set against a backdrop of an English village. The story is an amusing portrayal of a village cricket match witnessed by Donald Emerson, a young Scotsman living in...
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  • A Village Cricket Match: A.G. Macdonell
    was to discover what the English were all about, and he ventured on his act of enthusiastic searching. "A Village Cricket Match" is an excerpt from "England, Their England". The story is a study in humor and satire of the village cricket game. All kinds of strange and unconventional behavior...
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  • Leadership
    cricket match against the British rulers. The cricket match is a part of the tax exemption deal agreed upon by Bhuvan and the British captain Mr.Russel. On winning the match, not only could Bhuvan but also the villagers in Champaner area get rid of the land tax for consecutive three years. However, if...
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  • Village Cricket Match
    In A Village Cricket Match A.G. Macdonell has used humour as the main ingredient of the story. Substantiate your answer with instances from the text. Ans: The story ‘A Village Cricket Match’ by A.G. Macdonell is replete with humour and this is very subtle. In fact, the humour is clothed in the...
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  • Lagaan
    himself. Also, the British people act like controlling the people of India is some sort of game where they can never lose. When the main bad guy challenges the Indian people to a cricket match, he makes a deal that if the Indian village wins, the entire Indian province does not have to pay lagaan for...
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  • village cricket match
    cricket match being played between men from England and men from Scotland in the village of Fordendan.The cricketers are petty businessmen or local shopkeepers. The story is presented in a mock epic style and ornate and bombastic language has been used to bring out this effect. The author has used humor...
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  • shubham
    ://www.enotes.com/homework-help/what-village-cricket-match-by-archibald-gordon-139813#sthash.UYF6wVlb.dpuf This story is written in the mock epic style and pokes fun at the English elite class and their leisurely life style. The match itself is hilarious with a lot of situations which are really...
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  • History Worksheets
    The New Tulip International School, Bopal, Ahmedabad-380058. Class: IX (CBSE) Sub: History Date: Worksheet History and Sports: The Story Of Cricket 1. When were the laws of cricket drawn up? What were mentioned in the first written laws of cricket? 2. ‘The Battle of Waterloo was...
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  • Management Aspect of Lagaan
    minutes. It has British actors who mostly speak English. It has little romance and no fights. It even has a song in Hindi and English. Lagaan as a movie is innovation personified. The movie's heart - the hour-plus cricket match - was not even disclosed in the pre-release publicity. Lagaan is set in...
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  • The Cricket Boy
    . He had a strategy for doing so: He managed to get a cricket that was very good at fighting. He then made his subordinates go to the heads of each village and force them to send in a constant supply of fighting crickets. He would send to the imperial court the crickets that could beat the one he...
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  • Sport Development
    or village cricket occurs soon afterwards. In 1624, a player called Jasper Vinall was killed when he was struck on the head during a match between two parish teams in Sussex. During the 17th century, numerous references indicate the growth of cricket in the south-east of England. By the end of...
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  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni
    final of the 2011 Cricket World Cup, he hit 91 not out of just 79 balls to lead India to victory. For his outstanding batting in the final, he was awarded as the man of the match. Dhoni has also been the recipient of many awards including the ICC ODI Player of the Year award in 2008 and 2009 (the...
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  • Essay
    | |   | | ------------------------------------------------- Top of FormBottom of Form | | | | You are here: Home >> Sports & Recreation >>Cricket >>The Story of Cricket >> | | Topics | The Story of Cricket | |   | | | The Story of...
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  • Rahul Speech
    think and further back in time than 1947. We share something else other than cricket. Before they played the first Test match against each other, Indians and Australians fought wars together, on the same side. In Gallipoli, where, along with the thousands of Australians, over 1300 Indians also...
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  • Dravid Speech
    than 1947. We share something else other than cricket. Before they played the first Test match against each other, Indians and Australians fought wars together, on the same side. In Gallipoli, where, along with the thousands of Australians, over 1300 Indians also lost their lives. In World...
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  • Lagaan
    villagers beg Raja Puran Singh (Kulbhushan Kharbanda) to help them. He tells them that much to his regret, he is also bound by British law. It is after their visit to the Raja that the people of the village first witness a cricket match. Bhuvan mocks the game and gets into a fight with one of the...
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  • Coco
    .[1] He was named as the captain of ICC World Test and ICC ODI teams for 2009. In the final of the 2011 Cricket World Cup, he hit 91 not out of just 79 balls to lead India to victory. For his outstanding batting in the final, he was awarded as the man of the match. | Personal life Mahendra...
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  • Fashion
    ) Hansie Cronje and the match-fixing scandal, (ii) Italian Serie A scandal, (iii) The spot-fixing scandal of Pakistan cricket and (iv) The Commonwealth Games scandal. I will analyze all the reports that I find regarding the said topic and also try to analyze the angle that a report contains. Survey I...
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  • essays
    it is different from other team games. How are the peculiarities of Test cricket shaped by its historical beginnings as a village game? [2011 (T-2)] Ans. The two peculiarities of Test cricket are : That a match can go on for five days and still end in a draw. No other modern day team sport...
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  • Intrepreneur
    heritages of Bangladesh and is certainly a catchy idea produced by Shykh Seraj. C. Krishoker Bishshocup Cricket 2011 (Farmers’ World Cup Cricket, 2011): A unique cricket match was held in a remote Bangladeshi village January 2nd, 2011 to spread enthusiasm for the cricket World Cup...
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