• Lagaan
    Lagaan The movie Lagaan was a great movie to watch. Although the majority movie was in Hindu, I could understand what was going on in the story and had a good time watching it. Along with catchy musical performances and dance numbers, one was able to see the differences between the European culture...
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  • 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 England...
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  • Emerging leader
    LAGAAN- Story of an Emerging Leader and his Team Film Story: (Source: wikipedia.org/wiki/Lagaan) In the small village of Champaner, during the height of the British Empire in India in 1893, Captain Andrew Russell (Paul Blackthorne), the commanding officer of the Champaner cantonment, has imposed...
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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 garb...
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  • Leadership
    Lagaan – A tale of an emerging leader and formation of his team Lagaan – Literary means land tax – the story of an emerging young leader Bhuvan and formation of his team in British India. It narrates Bhuvan’s journey as a leader – how an ordinary villager with seemingly no formal education Bhuvan transforms...
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  • A Village Cricket Match: A.G. Macdonell
    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 and activities are exhibited in the match which enduringly appeals to the readers...
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  • shubham
    Uugttdssetyvffryyibgryghuhfxdsfvuijcujhgvujftuujigt Tewwrtftyhuh Huijcdswertggujhvg JuugggdrrThis 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 funny. To add to this, the...
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  • village cricket match
    A Village Cricket Match It is an excerpt from A.G Macdonnel’s humorous novel ‘England, their England’. The English society has been satirized in a light hearted manner especially what is known as ‘Englishness’ , as seen from the eyes of a Scotsman. In this the author humorously describes a cricket...
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  • The Cricket Boy
    The Cricket Boy (A Chinese Tale) A long time ago, cricket fighting caught on in the imperial court, with the emperor leading the fad. A local magistrate in Huayin, who wanted to win the favor of the monarch, tried in every way to get him the best fighting crickets. He...
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  • Essay
    Form | | | | You are here: Home >> Sports & Recreation >>Cricket >>The Story of Cricket >> | | Topics | The Story of Cricket | |   | | | The Story of Cricket Cricket grew out of the many stick-and-ball games played in England 500 years ago, under...
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  • History Worksheets
    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 won on the playing fields of Eton.’ Explain. 3. What...
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  • Management Aspect of Lagaan
    hour-plus cricket match - was not even disclosed in the pre-release publicity. Lagaan is set in the village of Champaner (somewhere in Central India) in the late 19th century. Yet, it does not seem too far removed from us in the 21st century. Each of us has someone we know in some Indian village. Many...
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  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni
    (help•info) (born 7 July 1981), commonly known as M. S. Dhoni, is an Indian cricketer and the current captain of the Indian national cricket team and the Chennai Super Kings cricket team. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut in December 2004 against Bangladesh, and a year later played his first Test...
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  • Fashion
    taken into account the vivid dexcription of four major case studies namely:- (i) 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...
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  • Sport Development
    Cricket is a bat and ball team sport that is first documented as being played in southern England in the 16th century. By the end of the 18th century, cricket had developed to the point where it had become the national sport of England. The expansion of the British Empire led to cricket being played...
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  • Lagaan
    traveling home for thanks giving dinner. They go on to a have a not so exciting adventure with a totally ridiculous story driving this train wreck. Not only is everything that happens in this story totally unbelievable. Each event gives you another reason to dislike one of the characters a little more. By the...
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  • Rahul Speech
    year to appreciate the life and career of Sir Don Bradman, a great Australian and a great cricketer. I understand that I am supposed to speak about cricket and issues in the game - and I will. (Also see: The importance of being Rahul Dravid) Yet, but first before all else, I must say that I find myself...
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  • Dravid Speech
    to appreciate the life and career of Sir Don Bradman, a great Australian and a great cricketer. I understand that I am supposed to speak about cricket and issues in the game – and I will. Yet, but first before all else, I must say that I find myself humbled by the venue we find ourselves in. Even...
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  • essays
    Question Bank in Social Science (History) Class-IX (Term-II) 7 HISTORY AND SPORT : THE STORY OF CRICKET CONCEPTS Cricket grew out of the many stick and ball games played in England. By the 17th century it evolved enough to be recognisable as a distinct game. It became so popular that its fans...
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  • Intrepreneur
    : Krishoker Eid Anondo (Farmers’ Eid Delight) Krishoker Boishakhi Anando (Farmers’ Boishakhi Delight) Krishoker Bishshocup Cricket 2011 (Farmers’ World Cup Cricket 2011) A. Krishoker Eid Anondo (Farmers’ Eid Delight): Eid is the most festive occasion of Bangladesh and the whole country enjoys...
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