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  • Cricket - 2941 Words
    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...
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  • Cricket - 1275 Words
    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 - 333 Words
    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...
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  • Cricket - 1205 Words
    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...
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  • cricket - 258 Words
    CRICKET Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of 11 players each on a field at the centre of which is a rectangular 22-yard long pitch. Each team takes its 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 away from the fielders so he can run to the other end of the pitch and score a run. Each batsman continues batting until he is out....
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  • Cricket - 845 Words
    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...
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  • Cricket - 340 Words
    Future of Test Cricket Big-time cricket all looks so rosy. It is at the start of a $1.1 billion (£550m) television rights deal for international tournaments, which should keep the wolf from the door until 2015.(ICC) It is weeks away from the quite astonishingly lucrative Indian Premier League(IPL), a Twenty20 competition from which most of the leading cricketers in the world will reap rewards beyond their dreams and avarice. Money has done a lot of talking. Couldn't be better? Don't believe it....
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  • cricket - 1797 Words
    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...
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  • Rules of Cricket - 5898 Words
    |I|INTRODUCTION | |.| | Cricket, Rules of, an 11-a-side bat-and-ball field game the object of which is to score more runs than one’s opponents. Variants include indoor cricket, 6-a-side, and single wicket for which different rules apply. The laws are more copious and more complex than for any other game. Apart from the laws there is an inherent complexity in the possibilities of the game and how it is played, in its remarkable range of techniques and...
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  • Knowledge of Cricket - 30960 Words
    PREFACE T he game of Cricket has been governed by a series of Codes of Law for over 250 years. These Codes have been subject to additions and alterations recommended by the governing authorities of the time. Since its formation in 1787, the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has been recognised as the sole authority for drawing up the Code and for all subsequent amendments. The Club also holds the World copyright. The basic Laws of Cricket have stood remarkably well the test of well over 250...
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  • Cricket Diary - 502 Words
    India prevail over Pakistan in a nail biter The 3rd and the last one-day international between India and Pakistan played on 6th January, 2013 in New Delhi finally gave the Indian supporters a reason to celebrate. In a low scoring game, India(167 all out) beat Pakistan(157 all out) by 10 runs to prevent a white wash in the 3 match series. Pakistan defeated India in the previous two ODIs and were all set to clean sweep the series. India won the toss and decided to bat first but the poor...
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  • Cricket in Bangladesh. - 9029 Words
    The Bangladesh national cricket team (Bengali: বাংলাদেশ জাতীয় ক্রিকেট দল) is a national cricket team representing Bangladesh. The team is administered by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB). Bangladesh is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test and One Day International (ODI) status. It played its first Test match in 2000 against India in Dhaka, becoming the tenth Test cricket playing nation. Bangladesh's first official foray into international cricket came in...
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  • Test Cricket - 596 Words
    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...
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  • History of Cricket - 2467 Words
    Early cricket Origin No one knows when or where cricket began but there is a body of evidence, much of it circumstantial, that strongly suggests the game was devised during Saxon or Norman times by children living in the Weald. It is generally believed that cricket survived as a children's game. Adult participation is unknown before the early 17th century. Possibly cricket was derived from bowls Derivation of the name of "cricket" A number of words are thought to be possible sources...
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  • The Cricket Boy - 1921 Words
    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 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...
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  • Cricket Mania - 663 Words
    Cricket has always been the favorite sport in India. The fan following is increasing and many are swearing allegiance to their favorite team. The IPL series is an innovation in this game and it is nice to watch the support of people who are no more biased about geography or religion. Cricket is all about performance and overall team effort to win. Schools and colleges also back students who are willing to dedicate their effort towards the game. Selection in cricket is always about form and...
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  • The Story of Cricket - 7321 Words
    | | | | ------------------------------------------------- Top of FormBottom of 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 a variety of different rules. The word 'bat' is an old English word that simply means stick or club. By...
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  • Cricket Strategies - 2621 Words
    BEYOND the BASICS: CRICKET STRATEGIES The Art and Strategy of Batting Just as Pitching controls the game of baseball, BATTING controls the game in cricket. So, you must start with batting to understand cricket strategy. Recall that, in cricket, the batter (or BATSMAN) can hit in every direction, all around him. He uses many different kinds of "strokes" to do this...."driving" with a full golf-like swing to hit straight ahead or slightly to left or right, "pulling" or "hooking" to hit the...
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  • Baseball and Cricket - 494 Words
    All of us know about baseball since it is America’s game, but many of us have no idea what cricket is. The sports are very similar yet very different. A former U.S. ambassador to Britain once said, “Even Americans living in England usually find it easier to become a practicing Buddhist than a cricket fan”. This statement shows just how different the two sports are. Comparing and contrasting the two sports would be very intriguing, so that is what I’m going to do today. Here are the...
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  • The Cricket Match - 697 Words
    Descriptive Writing Cricket Match It had been long and successful cricket season for the U12 Oxfordshire cricket team and the final game of the season was approaching fast. It was a cup final against Middlesex and the ground that had been selected was Lords. How fantastic was that! The coach journey seemed to take forever but we finally arrived in readiness for what we knew was going to be an extremely tense and competitive game. The coach atmosphere had been electric; we were all excited,...
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  • History of Cricket - 4045 Words
    History of cricket - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia We're celebrating Wikipedia's 10th anniversary. Want to join? Read more History of cricket From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search The game of cricket has a known history spanning from the 16th century to the present day, with international matches played since 1844, although the official history of international Test cricket began in 1877. During this time, the game developed from its origins in...
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  • A Cricket Match - 799 Words
    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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  • Story of Cricket - 2759 Words
    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...
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  • Sports Cricket - 789 Words
    My favourite sport is (c)ricket. Cricket is a wonderful game (played)between two teams. Each team (has) eleven players and two to three substitutes. Out ( of the)eleven players five to six players will be batsmen, and the rest will be bowlers and fielders and one wicket keeper. (A) skipper will be appointed to lead the team. It is a team game. Cricket is a one day match and it is played for threes hours . The cricket field will have (a)pitch with st(u)mps and bales and two ends where two...
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  • Test Cricket - 610 Words
    Everyone was talking about India and Sri Lanka when this world cup started but suddenly we have another sub-continent power into the contention. Yes you right in thinking the name of Pakistan. A team which due to some unknown reasons was never in the spotlight but always was in the wrong spotlight due to some very well known reasons. We have reached on the verge of Knock out stages. Let’s have a look into all the subcontinent contenders. Let’s talk about India first. A team which is always...
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  • Physics in Cricket - 999 Words
    Cricket is not a game that most Americans know about, however, it is a popular sport in Australia and in other British parts of the world. This sport is not unlike any other sport in the area that it involves a great deal of physics. However, this paper will focus on the aspect of bowling the ball and the batters reaction to this. When comparing Cricket to other sports that most Americans know, the closest match that can be found is baseball. For example, a ball is thrown toward someone...
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  • The Cricket Match - 1043 Words
    “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...
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  • Cricket Match - 960 Words
    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...
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  • Craze of Cricket - 544 Words
    Cricket-crazy Indians accept heroes in the field as their role models. They spend hours in front of TV to relish cricket match and taste bat and ball on wayside or here and there, wherever possible. Though, there have been many controversies yet the popularity of cricket has remained intact. Cricket matches are still something like grand feasts to eyes and mind. We cannot separate ourselves from cricket. Sports were earlier linked to good health because love for a game clearly means playing...
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  • History of Cricket - 916 Words
    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...
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  • Cricket Match - 12480 Words
    This article is about the sport. For the insect, see Cricket (insect). For other uses, see Cricket (disambiguation). "Cricketer" redirects here. For other uses, see Cricketer (disambiguation). Cricket A bowler bowling to a batsman. The paler strip is the cricket pitch. The two sets of three wooden stumps on the pitch are the wickets. The two white lines are the creases. Highest governing body International Cricket Council First played 18th century (modern) Characteristics Team members...
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  • Test Cricket - 1437 Words
    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...
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  • Cricket Report - 38419 Words
    COMMITTEE ON GOVERNANCE OF WEST INDIES CRICKET FINAL REPORT October 2007 Most Hon. P. J. Patterson, ON, PC, QC: Chairman Sir Alister McIntyre, OM, OCC Dr. Ian McDonald. Kingston, Jamaica 1 Copyright © 2007 Committee on Governance of West Indies Cricket All rights reserved. Permission is granted to copy or reprint portions for any noncommercial use, except they may not be posted online without permission. Edited by Carol Collins Cover Design by Debra Hamilton Printed by Lithographic...
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  • Story of Cricket - 707 Words
    y 13 June 1999 THEY WERE rightly hailed as heroes 16 months ago. They were determined, they were bold, they were lucky. It was a combination which enabled England Under-19s to become the only (male) cricket team from this country to win a World Cup. It was natural to hope that they would all swiftly mature into adult players of similar achievement, obvious that they would not, at least in every case, and pertinent to muse on their progress in the days following England's elimination from the...
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  • Essay on Cricket - 741 Words
    My favourite sport:Cricket My favourite sport is Cricket. Cricket is a wonderful game between the two teams. Each team will have eleven players and two to three substitutes. Out eleven players five to six players will be bats men, and the rest will be a bowlers and fielders and one wicket keeper. Skipper will be appointed to lead the team. It is a team game. Cricket is an one day match and now it is played for threes hours too. Cricket field will have pitch with stamps and bales and two...
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  • Cricket History - 1372 Words
    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...
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  • Cricket Match - 411 Words
    Last winter I happened to sea a cricket match in Delhi. The match was played between Indian cricket team and the West-Indies cricket team. The match was played at Ferozeshah Kotla groungs. Cricket is quite an interesting game. Every game has its plus points. It fosters discipline, duty, team-spirit, cooperation and a sportsman’s spirit. Some of the Indian players are players of international repute. Cricket is played between two teams of 11 members each, it is on a flat, smooth and clean...
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  • Cricket and Glamour - 592 Words
    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...
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  • Cricket, the Game - 734 Words
    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...
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  • Inpact on T20 Cricket on International Cricket Worldwide.
    Abstract This research aims to determine whether or not the introduction of T20 cricket is in fact to increase participation and attendance level for the sport or just a ‘savvy’ marketing ploy to generate money for the so called ‘top dogs’ of International cricket. Although marketing in sport is a well renowned technique used globally, it is a fairly new phenomenon with cricket and that too with T20 cricket. Therefore, not only does this make the dissertation a viable proposal but also aids in...
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  • One Day Cricket Match
    ONE DAY CRICKET MATCH Cricket has been one of the most famous and popular game of the world. Many countries have prepared their national teams in this regard. Last Sunday, I also attended a cricket match. It was played between the boys of our college and Friends Club. The arrangements were made by the secretary of sports. It was sponsored by English Biscuit and Philips Industry. It was a fine day. The sun was shining brightly. I and my friend got the tickets at the main gate and took our seats....
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  • cricket in 21 st century
     21ST-CENTURY DEVELOPMENTS The advent of Twenty20 cricket (T20) and the wild success of the IPL in the first decade of the 21st century led to a period of great innovation in the game. The new, truncated form of the game privileged batting, partly by restricting the placement of fielders and shortening the boundaries. To counter free-scoring batsmen with heavy bats, bowlers began to perfect a great variety of different balls (deliveries). Disguise became an essential part of the bowler’s...
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  • Cricket and the Indian Woman - 1275 Words
    Cricket and the Indian Woman Women’s interest in cricket is a sudden development, propelled mostly by the advertisements projecting cricketers as demigods. In the year 2003, model and actress Mandira Bedi became popular for hosting a cricket-discussion program during the World Cup cricket matches. Her immense popularity had little to do with her knowledge about cricket and more with the plunging neckline of her saris and the unavoidable amount of cleavage on exhibit. Today, women are seen...
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  • Is Cricket Killing Other Sports
    Is Cricket Killing Other Sports In India? My answer is " YES". Why do I say like this? I will give you reasons for it. It is a well known fact that sports is meant for enterainment and hence it is telecasted in television and also the playing area is provided with seats to accomodate the public.... But how many games have full attendence from the audience. Is that the media doing all these crime or is it the politicians. I have seen many times where the ministers say that cricket is not...
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  • Cricket World Cup - 360 Words
    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 overseas and by the mid-19th century the first international matches were being held. Today, the game's governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), has 104 member countries.[1] The Laws...
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  • IPL Ruining Cricket Stars
    Indian Premier League destroying International Cricket Money, fame, and power are the liberties that cricket players have nowadays. In India where cricket is consider a religion and cricket players are considered Gods. Mohammed Azharuddin was the captain of Indian cricket team in 1985 and he is now an Indian politician. He is the member of the Indian National Congress, which is the major political party in India. He is also the member of parliament of house in India. In India cricket was...
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  • Oxygen and Indian Cricket Team
    •H2O is liquid, but H2S is what? Gas • Which sulfur has needle shaped crystals? Prismatic • Gold paint made from: Copper • Name a reducing agent: Hydrogen sulfide • Name the dehydrating agent: Sulfuric acid • Name a bleaching agent: Sulfur di oxide • A rain coat is made up of what? Polychloroethene • Which element on adding to natural rubber makes it less sticky in hot weather and less hard in cold weather? Sulfur • Which chemical causes Minimata disease? Mercury • The...
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  • An Exciting Cricket Match - 390 Words
     An exciting Cricket Match Cricket is quite an interesting game. It has become popular in the whole world. It has a particular charm of its own.Last Friday, I happened to see a "one day cricket match" at Lahore. It was played between India and Pakistan. There was a huge gathering at the stadium. India decided to play first. The openers played a steady game. Within first 15 over, the score rose to 80 runs. But soon Kapil Dev was out. Then he was replaced by Madan Lal. He made 50 runs in 12...
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  • Sample Essay On Cricket - 274 Words
    Sample Essay on Cricket Is Cricket a Global Game? Cricket is a bat-and-ball kind of game that is played between two teams, 11 players in each of them. The field has an oval shape and in the center there is rectangular 22-yard long pitch. In the game process, one team bats and tries to score runs, the more, the better, while the second team fields and bowls, and attempts to dismiss the batsmen and limit runs received by the first team. Teams switch between batting and fielding at the end of...
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  • village cricket match - 322 Words
    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 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...
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  • an exciting cricket match - 429 Words
    An Exciting Cricket Match I witnessed 8:02 AM Paragraphs No comments Cricket is one of the most popular and exciting outdoor sports. Some of us get the opportunity to play first class cricket, but there are millions who enjoy seeing it being played. It gives us moments of leisure and pleasure and fills us with a competitive spirit. I witnessed the demonstration of the greatest excitement and determination at Mirpur Stadium, Dhaka. It was a fine day. A large number of people including men,...
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  • Village Cricket Match - 862 Words
    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 of seriousness but in spite of that, the reader appreciates it and cannot help but smile while going through the lines. The first instance of humour is found in the incident of the negotiations...
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  • Change in the format of Cricket - 4549 Words
     ENG-105 RESEAERCH PAPER For this research first of all I would like to thank Mr A.Q.M.A Abul Kashem Bhuiyan,lectuter.English Department,North South University .He has helped me a lot throughout the entire study period by giving me his precious time and directed me properly with proper guideline to efficiently conduct the study. I am also grateful to him for his useful guidance, positive criticism and encouragement during the preparation of this study. I would never be...
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  • Hockey vs Cricket in India
    Hockey the National Sport of India not Cricket Well, if asked some Indians about what they thought was the National Sport of India his answer would most probably be Cricket. Even though most people will agree but, the truth is the National Sport of India actually is Field Hockey. The thing is actually the hockey team deserves little better treatment and higher praise than cricket. But, do we treat both games equally in India and do we have any special attachment for our national...
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  • Cricket and Olympic Games - 770 Words
    .SPORTS QUIZ 1. Which sport is played on the largest pitch? A: polo 2. Which sports playing area is 2.7 meters by 1.5 meters? A: table tennis 3. James Naismith invented which sport? A: basket ball 4. What does FIFA stand for? A: Fédération Internationale de Football Association 5. Name the IPL Team which Defeated Chennai Super Kings in Final to Lift its First IPL Trophy by winning the IPL Season 6 A: Mumbai Indians 6. Muhammad Ali retired from boxing in 1981, what was his career...
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  • Watching a Cricket Match - 266 Words
    A CRICKET MATCH One day I watched a one day cricket match played between the Dave Higher Secondary School's senior boys team and our school team. There was a large number of audience. It was quiet sunny. It was half an hour for the match to start but the stands and the galleries were almost full. The match was started at 9.00 a.m. The Dave team won the toss and elected to bat first. Their hitters were sent as their opening batsmen. The Dave team started with displaying their full hold over...
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  • A Few Thoughts on Cricket… - 1139 Words
    Cricket, not snake charmers and elephants, is the most common sight in India. Go where you will or want, there will always be a narrow street nearby, chock full of a group of enthusiastic boys, of all ages and descriptions, playing cricket with remarkable energy and passion. Little boys who are only just bigger than the bats they bravely hold, teenagers attempting to play in the manner of the national cricketers they watch and admire, grown men whose love for the game has never waned – such...
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  • An Individual Training Program for Cricket
    What is interval training and how can it make you a better player? Back in 2006 I answered that question with a post about the best way to run to cricket success. To summarise my stance then (and now): I love interval running for the following reasons: It's cricket specific because it reflects the stop-start nature of the game. You can the same fitness results in less time. You can integrate it with fielding drills. It speeds up your metabolism which is good for fat burning. It's a...
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  • Baseball vs Cricket - 1857 Words
    Baseball vs Cricket Baseball and Cricket are two well-known members of the "bat and ball" family of games. While the basic principle is the same, the two games differ in their rules, terminology, playing equipment, number of players, field size etc. Rules The basic principle for the two is same: Players of one team have to attempt to score runs by hitting the ball; at the same time players of the other team have to attempt to prevent the scoring and to put batting players out. In...
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  • Cricket, a Civilized Game
    Many different sports and games have been invented and started in England. Many of these are still played and remain very popular to the people of that country. The game of cricket is a very complicated sport to those who have never played with all of the rules and regulations but is one to be enjoyed by all. The exact measurements of the cricket playing field have not been officially agreed upon. The area is usually around 450 feet by 500 feet. When setting up the wicket, three stumps and...
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  • An Exciting Cricket Match - 394 Words
    Essay on: An Exciting Cricket Match A cricket match is always interesting whether it is played at international level or national level. Everybody is very interested in this game. Modern media had made this game more popular. At school level it is also liked and played. A very interesting and very exciting cricket match was played the other day between Government Degree Science College Malir and Liaquat Government College Malir on the ground of Government Degree Science College Malir. The...
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  • A Village Cricket Match - 1013 Words
    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 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...
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  • Cricket and Er Th - 11184 Words
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