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...
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...
Cricket behavior is an interesting thing to observe and can be influenced by many factors. We attempted to create the crickets' natural habitat by introducing an egg carton into the otherwise empty tub. Our hypothesis is that the crickets will move from the emptiness of the tub to the area...
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...
Cricket world cup 2011
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...
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...
July 5, 1999
From Bat to Verse
The tough talking captain Steve Waugh used every device to inspire his team to victory. Even poetry.
By Rohit Brijnath
Sleep wouldn't come. Indeed, it hadn't for many days. In Manchester, after the miracle against South Africa, he tossed, he turned...
Composed: ca 1500
by Josquin des Pres
Josquin des Pres was an international celebrity in his time. He was called the "Master of Notes" by Martin Luther. The music publisher who wanted to sell their work would put his name on pieces whether he had written it or not. Josquin...
CRICKET HAS become the most powerful force in sports as well as entertainment domain in India. Although cricket does not enjoy the official status of being the national sport in India, it commands much more excitement and a greater fan following than the other sports including the national sport, Hockey...
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...
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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The game of cricket has a known history spanning from the 16th century to the
History of Cricket
Early cricket was at some time or another described as "a club striking a ball”. The ancient games of club-ball, stool-ball, trap-ball, stob-ball". Cricket can definitely be traced back to Tudor times in early 16th-century England. Written evidence...
Cricket is a bat and ball sport played between two teams, usually of eleven players each. A cricket match is played on a grass field (which is usually roughly oval), in the centre of which is a flat strip of ground 22 yards (20.12 m) long, called a pitch. At each end of the pitch is a set of three parallel...
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...
Cricket was first played in southern England in the 16th century. By the end of the 18th century, it had developed into 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...
Cricket is a game played between two teams, generally of 11 members each. In essence, it is single combat, in which an individual batsman does battle against an individual bowler, who has helpers known as fielders. The bowler propels the ball with a straight arm from one end of the 22-yard pitch in an...
IPL IS EVERYTHING BUT CRICKET
The IPL is called the fantastic phenomenon of the decade . It has, from its inception generated a sizable amount of excitement . But IPL is all moolah and hardly any game . It is an entirely new and novel...
of West Indies Cricket he argued that West Indies Cricket is now in “the age of Globalization”. Mr. Beckles is a keen cricketer and researcher of cricket history and culture. This essay examines the above statement quoted by Beckles and reinforces his statement on West Indies Cricket and Globalization...
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...
Indo-Pak Cricket Diplomacy: An Introspection
By Ravishankar Panda
Indo-Pakistan tour was under pipeline since last two-three years. Last Indo-Pak contest was held in 1989. After that the political differences and Kargil war between two countries ruined not only the cricketing relations...
House Cricket Spiritus: An examination of the metabolic rate and respiration patterns in Acheta domesticus
Have you ever seen a snake laying in the road on a hot summer day in Maine and thought to yourself; what a silly place to hang out. Well there is a reason for it. Cellular...
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...
COMMITTEE ON GOVERNANCE OF WEST INDIES CRICKET
Most Hon. P. J. Patterson, ON, PC, QC: Chairman Sir Alister McIntyre, OM, OCC Dr. Ian McDonald.
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Committee on Governance of West Indies 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...
Cricket is one of the most popular game in the world .But cricket has changed a lot from its beginning to today. In this study, the change in format of cricket is discussed. I wanted to know that, change is making cricket popular or not. The study shows that change...
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...
Bowler Shaun Pollock bowls to batsman Michael Hussey. 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.
A traditional cricket ball. The white stitching is known as the seam.
As one-day games are often played...
Indian Premier League
The Indian Premier League (often abbreviated as IPL), is a Twenty20 cricket competition initiated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and supervised by BCCI Vice President Lalit Modi, Chairman & Commissioner for IPL and CEO Sundar Raman. It presently includes...
Cricket : Game or business
Cricket, whenever this word is uttered, many bats are wielded in a hurry to play, as the striker goes ahead to smash the balls. This is the game of “cricket” which is another name of religion in a country like India. However, the question “Is cricket a game or a business”...