"Cricket" Essays and Research Papers

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they each took the helm. But since Misbah has had the reins, Pakistan's road has been less rocky. Sri Lanka had been energetic and instinctive under Mahela Jayawardene, but since Mathews has helmed them, his iron resolve has seeped into his team's cricket as well. There is no doubt who is the more talented cricketer. Misbah is routinely secure and imposing when he wishes to be. But in 2014, Mathews has been a complete batsman, on every kind of surface, in any situation. They both make dour beginnings;...

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Technology in Cricket Introduction: For a game as steeped in tradition as cricket is, the question of how much to rely on technology is a perennial and is now becoming increasingly complex. The Decision Review System has been controversial since it was first put in place. If anyone needed proof that cricket's new video-replay scheme, the Umpire Decision Review System (DRS), has completely changed the sport, the Test series in which England have just slumped to defeat against Pakistan in...

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Cricket (game), a high-scoring outdoor bat-and-ball game played between teams of 11 players that originated in England over 500 years ago. A team sport exceeded in popularity worldwide only by soccer and basketball, cricket can be found in over 120 countries. The game has been played in the United States since the early 18th century. II. EQUIPMENT AND PLAYING AREA Cricket Basics Cricket Bowler Bob Willis Cricket Pitch Cricket Bowler Bob Willis...

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Cricket, the Game

Cricket, one of the best sports any can play, where eleven fielders and two batsmen stand on a field trying to show how they are better than the other. This was definitely not the case at one of the best cricket matches I have ever been to. The Asian XI VS The Rest of the World XI match which was played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in January 2005. This match was played for the reasons of Charity for the Boxing Day Tsunami disaster in 2004. The match was very different to a normal cricket match...

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Cricket and Glamour

Glamorization of Cricket Cricket has been way too glamorized in India since the time it started. Cricketers are almost omnipresent. On TV – either playing or in the news for their controversies with the coach. Or in the papers for their new hairstyle. Or in the posters for being brand ambassadors. Or on the radio for their marriage band or banquet. Cricket covers more than half of the national news. If you ask a kid today the national game of our country, it wouldn’t come as a surprise if he replies...

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Cricket vs. Baseball

This paper/ essay is going to cover the simulates and differences of Baseball and Cricket. The two sports surprised me on how different they are from each other, I originally set out to see how similar they were, but I ended up figuring how much different they really were. Rules and scoring Baseballs rules and scoring Baseball has a lot of rules, it’s one of the most complex games ever made there are many ways to get “out”. Some of the ways to get out are three strikes, or if the batter...

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Cricket Match

The cricket match and the concert afterwards are two highly significant incidents in L.P. Hartley's novel, The Go-Between. These events mark the passage of Leo's growth into manhood. At the cricket match Leo changes from being a spectator sitting on the sidelines to taking an active role. He has to deal with the responsibility of making the great catch. While doing so he learns of various underlying factors in the behaviour of the adults. The experience is in some ways repeated in the concert where...

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Bollywood + Cricket = Big Business

Bollywood and Cricket! Both have their own share of success and star factor – Shah Rukh Khan has a big fan following in Germany, while Sachin Tendulkar was gifted a Ferrari by Michael Schumacher. Both are big businesses – the Bollywood stars as do the cricketers appear regularly on TV to endorse everything from under-garments to life insurance to passenger cars. How about bringing them together – and that’s what happened in 2008 when the Indian Premier League (IPL) was inaugurated. Cricket, in its traditional...

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Test Cricket

Cricket has become the unofficial national game of India. No other sport is as popular as cricket Cricket! Cricket Cricket! Switch on the television and you will find majority of advertisements with cricketers on most of the TV channels. Listen to young India talking and you will find the conversation centered only on cricket specially when India is playing a cricket match. With attendance in the faces hardly 50% the streets look deserted and they become a driver’s paradise. You can see groups...

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Cricket Discussion Lab

dioxide output in the field cricket (Gryllus bimaculotus) and house cricket (Acheta domestica). Discussion In the experiment, the field cricket (Gryllus bimaculotus) and house cricket (Acheta domestica) were tested for their carbon dioxide output. The results showed that the field cricket produced significantly more carbon dioxide than the house cricket. As a species that flies, exists outdoors and is larger than the house cricket, it follows that the field cricket faces more challenges and requires...

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