Free Essays on Cricket

  1. The Cricket Boy

    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...

  2. Cricket

    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...

  3. Cricket Discussion Lab

    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...

  4. The Affect of the Environment on the Carbon Dioxide Production of Certain Cricket Species

    Production of Certain Cricket Species The average amount of carbon dioxide produced per minute was compared between two different species of crickets, the field cricket and the house cricket. It can be seen from the results that the field cricket produces more carbon...

  5. An Individual Training Program for Cricket

    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...

  6. Cricketmania

    Cricket has ruled the hearts of people all over the world. Where there is cricket, Presidents, Prime minister and tycoons, all turn into fans. Even the newspapers and news channels can no longer remain aloof from this fact and have accepted cricket as an integral part of there process. Early realization...

  7. cricket fraternuty

    English Oral There are concerns in the cricket fraternity that Cricket South Africa's new quota system at franchise level, could affect the quality of competition. The new rules which were implemented this season require that teams field six players of colour per game. And according to the South...

  8. West Indies Cricket

    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...

  9. Presentation.Doc

    lack of sponsorship, the theft of money and equipment, political corruption, institutional disorganization, social immobility, the predominance of cricket and other cultural E;[1][2][3][4] According to several informal statistics, India is the country in the world with the lowest number of total Olympic...

  10. Agony of a Billion, and the Success of a Few

    and the grief of the of the fear of the anticipation of the worst coming true. March 23, 2007 will be a day that will haunt the mind of Indian cricket lovers for ever. Four years ago, it was on this day that "we" meekly surrendered to the might of the Aussies in the finals of the World Cup. And four...

  11. How Race effects participation in cricket

     Research Project How Race effects participation In Cricket This project will explore the impact race has on competitive male club cricket. Race is defined as: “A concept which signifies and symbolizes social conflicts and interests...

  12. Netherlands

    idealism and dream started when he was a young boy in Trinidad who desperately wanted to play cricket. Despite his father’s strong objection toward cricket, Chuck continued to dream of opening his own cricket field. When he moved to America, Chuck was determined to achieve his dream. He believed “negativity...

  13. Accounting

    socially active in many sports and have a keen interest in cricket, tennis and football. I represented my school cricket team for two years and this allowed me to improve my social and team working skills. I am now part of a local cricket club to not only keep myself physically active, but do something...

  14. Cricket Strategies

    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...

  15. 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...

  16. Fitness

    · Aerobic endurance · Flexibility Rugby · Strength · Speed · Power · Agility · Balance · Aerobic Endurance Cricket · Balance · aerobic endurance · strength · Speed · co-ordination M1 Compare the purpose and Importance of health related...

  17. The Cricket

    The Cricket The Cricket 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...

  18. My Essays

     Creating more and more competition within the country among sprtsman.  Media should give coverage to all the sports in similar manner as to cricket.  This will genrate people’s interest towards particular sports. The secret to winning more gold in the Olympics  Identifying the real sports man...

  19. A Traditional Cricket Ball

    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...

  20. Award Speech

    the McGrath foundation in honor of his wife and for those who suffer from breast and bone cancer. At a very young age, Glenn was passionate about cricket. Growing up on a farm in rural New South Wales we were often pushed by our parents to our limits. It was truly hard times. We were boys doing men’s...

  21. Cricket and Its Game Rules

    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...

  22. Pathetic State of Sports in India

    leaving to make a permanent home elsewhere in this wide planet - was for a considerable period of time a dominant force in hockey. Hockey, unlike cricket, is an international sport that is played and known the world over. Moreover, hockey is an action-oriented sport and however long a match may be drawn...

  23. Identity and Belonging - 1

    than that I always seem to be able to remember this clearly. The memories that stand out the most from my childhood are when we set up the cricket set and played cricket in the summer with the sun blazing over me and my friends from primary school. The only bad memories I have are hearing the news of friends...

  24. Indo-Cricket

    Indo-Pak Cricket Diplomacy: An Introspection By Ravishankar Panda Background 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...

  25. Dl Method

    as G50 For matches involving ICC full member nations, including Under-19 international matches, or for matches between teams that play first class cricket, the value of G50 to be used at present is 235. For lower levels of the game, G50 should be chosen to represent the average score expected from the...

  26. E-Commerce - Modern Technology

    management systems. Modern e-commerce generally uses the World Wide Web. It can encompass a wider range of technologies such as e-mail as well. Task 1 Cricket has become an increasingly popular sport in many countries around the world. It is become more popular with the introduction of it’s new version which...

  27. Cricket Respiration

    House Cricket Spiritus: An examination of the metabolic rate and respiration patterns in Acheta domesticus 1. Introduction 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...

  28. M.R

    your sport Fitness Test Brief description of Test Power Ability to carry out a series of movements smoothly and efficiently Will help all round in cricket. When bowling to add pace to the ball and batting to hit the ball harder. Sergeant Jump (vertical jump) Stand with 2 feet together. Jump as far up...

  29. Cricket - from Bat to Verse

    July 5, 1999 CRICKET 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...

  30. science

    final person I interviewed was my teacher Mrs. McDoom. She is from India and the game that she used to play to stay fit was cricket. I asked why cricket she said because cricket has been played in India for so long, it takes an immense amount of skill to play the game. My thesis was that culture affected...

  31. The Typical Aussie

    AFL and Soccer. We also play Netball, cricket, bastketball, baseball,swimming, surfing, and a number of others. We're also a competitive bunch, and love to beat the Kiwis and the Poms in ANYTHING....but especially Cricket. And whats going to the the cricket for the typical aussie without reciting...

  32. Essay

    | st | semester Junior Year. |   | Extra-Curricular Activities: | Enjoys recreational baseball and cricket. | Co-organizer & vice captain of local cricket team, Atlanta Cricket Club. | Volunteer: |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  | Parkwood | Farms – local...

  33. COMMERCIALIZATION OF CRICKET IN INDIA - IPL

    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...

  34. 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...

  35. The Newly-Created Indian Cricket League

    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...

  36. Sachin Tendulkar Book Description

    explosive on the cricket field and just as reticent off it. He was barely fifteen years old when he first wrote his name into the record books with a stupendous 664-run partnership with his childhood friend Vinod Kambli. Two year later, he struck his first century in first-class cricket. At eighteen, he...

  37. Craft

    Craft can be looked at in many different meanings. The couple that I think really impressed me was learning cricket and playing cricket. I think cricket as craft because Cricket is a sport that can be picked up rather easily but to master the game it takes plenty of interest, effort and dedicated practice...

  38. Sample

    the game of cricket. And with grew my love for cricket. I would play it in school with all my classmates. We developed a great passion for the game. I am still an avid player and a member of school cricket team. During the captaincy of my friend ( Name ) our school has won the National Cricket Championship...

  39. A Few Thoughts on Cricket…

    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...

  40. Cricket Not Just a Game

    professor the game i am talking about is called cricket. But You guys might ask what is cricket? Cricket is played by two teams of eleven players each at first view, cricket looks somehow similar to baseball but The differences are many. For starters, cricket is played with a flat bat, rather than a rounded...

  41. Accra Beach Case- Solution

    beautiful locations such as the Caribbean are often places of interest for hosting various cultural and sports events during the calendar year such as cricket series which may bring about a different trend in demand. 2. Identify the various market segments currently served by the hotel. What are the pros...

  42. water

    State of Indian Cricket team The Indian cricket team is the national cricket team of India. Governed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), it is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test and One Day International (ODI) status. Although cricket was introduced to...

  43. Rhetorical Analysis of an Ad by Timberline Live Pet Food

    Week one: the crickets are active and appear healthy. Week two: the crickets are less active, but otherwise appear fine. Week three: the crickets are all lying on their backs, still breathing, but completely paralyzed. Timberline Live Pet Food, a company that breeds insects to feed to reptiles all...

  44. Promoting Indian Hockey to Previous Glories.

    on TV or internet so it does not sell. Media has always kept its blessing hand on the hand of cricket. There are separate Tv channels dedicated to cricket such as Star Cricket, Ten Cricket, Neo Cricket etc. But there is not such any Tv channels dedicated to hockey in spite most of the Hockey tournaments...

  45. Buddy Holly

    to a contract in February 1956, misspelling his name as "Holly He thereafter adopted the misspelling for his professional career. Soon after, The Crickets were formed. The band consisted of, Holly (lead guitar and vocals), Niki Sullivan (guitar), Joe B. Mauldin (bass), and Jerry Allison (drums). They...

  46. lady macbeth corrupt

    king , yet Lady Macbeth is never praised. She appears guilt only when sleeping. Lady Macbeth always thinks of death “I heard the owl scream and the crickets cry “(2.2.15). Lady Macbeth is the one who encourages Macbeth to kill King Duncan. The reason she does this is because she wants more power and wants...

  47. Sachin a Great Player, Human Being

    not so unusual to see a youngster left his food to see one of the greatest cricketers ever. This is `how Sachin Tendulkar has made himself as the cricket god to his fans. There is nothing to tell about his batting as he has broken all the possible records he can. It will be unfair if we do not say something...

  48. Overview of Indo-Pakistani Relations

    Pakistani civilians, but the victims included some Indian civilians and Indian military personnel guarding the train.[5] India versus Pakistan cricket rivalry The bloodshed and hatred created during the partition of India in 1947 had lengthy ramifications. A root cause was the dispute between the...

  49. Cricket-an Obssesion?

    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...

  50. My Pofile

    opened fire on the Sri Lankan cricket team's bus in the Pakistani city of Lahore on Tuesday, killing at least eight people and wounding six team members. Lahore test called off after attack on Lankan team BCCI shocked by attack on Lanka cricketers In Pics: Sri Lanka cricket team attacked in Lahore...

  51. Comment on the Use of Humour and Comedy in ‘the M.C.C.’

    semi-autobiographical Swami and Friends was Narayan’s first published work. The excerpt covers Swami and his friends’ attempts at starting their own cricket team, and the comical twist of events that follows. Through the excerpt, Narayan offers his quiet critique of colonialism mainly through clever use...

  52. West Indies Cricket

    The significance of the “intimate connection between cricket and West Indian Social and Political life” Cricket has been intertwined in the life of West Indians since it arrived in the islands. It has been a representation of injustice and prejudice as well as a conduit for social and political triumph...

  53. Sachin Biography

    Statistics Picture Section Photographic Acknowledgements ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Who do I acknowledge first and how do I acknowledge the millions of cricket supporters who have stood by me throughout my career? My simple answer is to dedicate this book to those fans for their unwavering support and encouragement...

  54. Law Case Study

    Sport and the Law Nathan Bracken vs Cricket Australia Case This case study will outline and discuss the lawsuit by Australian test cricketer Nathan Bracken against Cricket Australia for negligence which he believed ended his cricketing career prematurely. The following article is from the Australian...

  55. All About English

    International Cricket Stadium, Sooriyawewa, Hambantota R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Sooriyawewa, Hambantota Pallekele International Cricket Stadium R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Sooriyawewa...

  56. Physics in Cricket

    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...

  57. Chetan Bhagat

    all of them have different interests (read: passion) in life. Ish (as he is been referred to in the book) is crazy about Cricket (well who isn’t in this country of 100 crore Cricket frenzy nation :)), Omi is religious in nature who dabbles with politics simultaneously and Govind (Govi) is a true business...

  58. One Day International and Cricket Bat

    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...

  59. Buddy Holly

    Buddy formed his own band, which he called the Crickets. This band consisted of Buddy, who was the lead guitar player and singer, as well as Niki Sullivan who also played guitar, Joe Mauldin who plays bass, and Jerry Allison who played the drums. The Crickets were only the second white rock group to tour...

  60. Causality

    lump of wood, has the potential to produce many effects; a table, a cricket bat, a wooden spoon, or a toothpick. Thus it cannot be said that there is any special relationship, prior to manifestation, between the lump of wood and the cricket bat, if that is the effect which manifests. This is because, up...