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    Test Cricket

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    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 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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    did one against South Africa. At stage they were looking very comfortable with 267-1 on the scoreboard but within no time they were on the ground defending 296. Which is by no means is a difficult score to chase down in current scenario of one day cricket. Still they again looked competitive and lost fighting. I am not questioning India’s strength with the bat. A mere fact which could be of little concern is that in most of their WC matches this season they haven’t taken a single wicket in first

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    Rules of Test Cricket

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    Rules LAW 1 Number of Players and Captain Nomination of Players NOTES (a) More or Less than Eleven Players a Side A match may be played by agreement between sides of more or less than eleven players but not more than eleven players may field. LAW 2 SUBSTITUTES AND RUNNERS: BATSMAN OR FIELDSMAN LEAVING THE FIELD: BATSMAN RETIRING: BATSMAN COMMENCING INNINGS LAW 3 THE UMPIRES Appointment Change of Umpire Special Conditions The Wickets Conduct and Implements LAW 4 THE

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    Cricket

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    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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    Sunday Cricket

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    Sunday Cricket Symbolism Cricket X game (“serious business”) imported in colonies from British Empire To British: demonstrate British superiority (cultural dominance) To colonized: unify the diverse people in Caribbean against Britain‚ for nationhood‚ freedom and independence show that they are as powerful as‚ or even better than the British (“Cricket in the Caribbean is in the blood) Church The Baptist church Christianity religious and cultural dominance by British Empire Risen

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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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    The Cricket Match

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    “The Cricket Match” Samuel Selvon’s short story‚ “The Cricket Match” explores the subtle racial tensions amongst West Indian immigrants living in England whilst working with English counterparts. Selvon sets his narrative in a tyre factory in Chiswick‚ England. Most likely‚ the timeline in which this story occurs is somewhere in the mid 1950’s when England were still colonists of most of the English speaking Caribbean islands. The main idea behind Selvon’s tale lies with Algernon the protagonist

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    Story of Cricket

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    At Old Trafford in 1956 Jim Laker produced one of the most famous individual performances ever in a Test Match‚ and one which will surely never be repeated. It was hardly surprising then‚ following that 19 for 90 in the Ashes deciding fourth Test‚ that publishers rushed to sign up the man who had enthralled the nation‚ and it was Frederick Muller Limited who secured the rights to publish Laker’s autobiography. In the 1950’s Mullers were one of the leading publishers in that field also‚ at various

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    Cricket

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    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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