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  • Cricket

    Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of 11 players on a field at the centre of which is a rectangular 22-yard long pitch. Each team takes it in turn to bat‚ attempting to score runs‚ while the other team fields. Each turn is known as an innings. The bowler delivers the ball to the batsman who attempts to hit the ball with his bat far enough for him to run to the other end of the pitch and score a run. Each batsman continues batting until he is out. The batting team continues batting

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  • Cricket

    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

    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

    Sometimes in the cosmic journey‚ life contrives for kindred souls to cross paths: two people who may be separated geographically‚ ethnically‚ economically‚ even politically‚ but who are one at the most elemental‚ human level. As Angelo Mathews and Misbah-ul-Haq look across their battlements in Sri Lanka‚ they may meet each other’s gaze‚ and know they are a lot alike. The last time the two met in Tests‚ they could not have had more disparate days. Defending a 1-0 series lead‚ Mathews embraced

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  • A Cricket Match

    Cricket is a bat-and-ball team sport that originated in England‚ possibly as early as 1300‚ and is now played in more than 100 countries.[citation needed] There are several forms of cricket‚ at its highest level is Test cricket‚ in which the current world leading team is Australia‚[1] followed by One Day International cricket‚ whose last World Cup was also won by Australia; the tournament was televised in over 200 countries to a viewing audience estimated at more than two billion viewers.[2][3]

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  • History of Cricket

    Cricket Cricket was invented in early 1300’s and is now being played over more than 100 countries. There are different formats of cricket there are one-day internationals which they play 50 overs each side during‚ they can play under the floodlights if the umpire decided to‚ each bowler can bowl up to 10 over per match or less‚ each overs has six deliveries. There is a 20twenty format in cricket in which each team bath for 20twenty overs and the last format is test cricket which lasts until

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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- A RELIGION IN INDIA Cricket: It is the word that gives my whole body an adrenaline rush. It is not just a game. It’s a religion. There’s only one religion that I follow‚ and that’s Cricket. I believe in only one god‚ that’s Sachin Tendulkar. This Indian is the best and most popular cricketer in the world. He’s my idol and it is fair to say that my ideals are shared by my countrymen. The country comes to a stop when a cricket match is being played. The roads are deserted‚ parties and

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  • Cricket

    Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of 11 players on a roughly circular field‚ at the centre of which is a rectangular 22-yard long pitch. Each team takes it in turn to bat‚ in which they attempt to accumulate as many runs as possible‚ while the other team fields‚ attempting to prevent the batting team scoring runs. Teams may bat once or twice each depending upon the format of the game. Each turn is known as an innings. The game progresses as one member of the fielding team known

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  • Cricket History

    Cricket‚ also called the Gentleman’s game‚ is a bat-and-ball team sport that is first documented as being played in southern England in the 16th century. The sport’s earliest definite mention was in a 1598 court case which referred to a sport called cricket being played by boys at the Royal Grammar School‚ Guildford around 1550. It is believed that it was originally a children’s game but references around 1610‚ indicate that adults had started playing it and the earliest reference to inter-parish

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