Welcome! AllFreeEssays.com is now Brainia.com. Same services, new name! Any questions or comments on this change? Contact Us .

60 Free Essays on Cricket

  1. 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 enj

  2. Cricket in Australia in the 1920's

    Cricket is a game now played all over the world. Back in the 1920s there were two main teams, Australia and England. The Ashes are a series of cricket test matches between Australia and England. The first Ashes test ever played was on March 15th 1877 in Australia. Since then Ashes tests between Aust

  3. Reserch on Cricket

    Research on Cricket The origins of cricket are unclear, and there are several theories on how it was started. One is that shepherds used to play it to pass time, one would stand in front of the wicket gate to the sheep fold, and another would bowl a stone or something at him, and he would have to

  4. 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 pl

  5. The Grasshopper and the Bell Cricket

    The Grasshopper and the Bell Cricket Written by Yasunari Kawabata "The Grasshopper and the Bell Cricket" is very philosophical, using a lot of euphemisms and symbols suggested in its economic writing. A visual piece of literary work "The Grasshopper and The Cricket". Rich in content yet concis

  6. 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. Josqui

  7. University Essay

    I was born and raised in Tanzania where from the early days Media has been in my surroundings and has always been an interest in my life. I was raised in a small town called Mwanza, of the shore of Lake Victoria. My curiosity was fuelled when I first got to help with an advert and was featured in it

  8. Cricket

    ORIGIN |Origin of Cricket | | | | |

  9. Cricket

    I was unaware of BCCI's decision to drop me: Sunil Gavaskar Published: Wednesday, Sep 29, 2010, 21:32 IST Place: Mumbai | Agency: PTI | | Former skipper Sunil Gavaskar today said that he was unaware of BCCI's decision to drop him from the trimmed Governing Council of the Indian Premier Leag

  10. 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 tur

  11. Excitemnent of Oneday Cricket

    Cricket is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players. It is a bat-and-ball game played on a roughly elliptical grass field, 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 wooden stumps, called a wicket. A p

  12. Cricket History

    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.

  13. The Typical Aussie

    I am here to talk to you today about the typical australian, or if you prefer, the typical aussie. Australia is one of the greatest countries in the world, today. Not only for its achievments ,such as hosting the olympic games, but for the people that make Australia what it is. Australian

  14. 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

  15. 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 on

  16. Cricket

    When his Australian team was enjoying unprecedented success, Steve Waugh described India as "the last frontier". It's time to scrap that title and adopt a new one: India, the place where Australian spinners go to die. On recent tours there has been a steady parade of Australian spinners who have "di

  17. 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

  18. Cricket

    Sir John Frederick Neville Cardus CBE (3 April 1888 – 28 February 1975) was an English writer and critic, best known for his writing on music and cricket. For many years, he wrote for The Manchester Guardian. He was untrained in music, and his style of criticism was subjective, romantic and person

  19. The Indian Premier League (Ipl) of T20 Cricket and Its Take-Away for Organizational Strategy

    The Indian Premier League (IPL) came, many saw, and it conquered many territories and has the potential of impacting many more! Mr. Lalit Modi, the Chief Commissioner of IPL, has successfully changed the rules of the game. With it being now confined to the archives, it has become a paradigm for many

  20. Cricket

    Cricket Everybody knows that soccer is the most played game in the world but very few people know that the second most played game after soccer is cricket. Cricket had it origin in 700 A.D. Baseball was derive from cricket. The word cricket came from French word ‘criquit’. Most of people who

  21. 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 On

  22. 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 S

  23. Present Situation of Bangladesh in Cricket.

    Introduction: Once upon a time it was supposed that cricket will be only game for rich, sluggish and lazy people. But now-a-days it becomes very popular and interesting game for us. Over 120 countries playing cricket and many people want to be cricket player. In this day and age women are also pl

  24. Cricket

    About 500 years ago, a group of Englishmen began playing a little game using a bat, a ball, and a few sticks with pieces of wood on top of them. Little did they know that in a few short centuries, this little game would become the 3rd most popular sport ever. Cricket is a widely known sport today

  25. Essay on Cricket

    Motorcycle helmet laws have weakened nationwide since 1975, when the federal government stopped withholding highway money from states without such regulations. Only 20 states now have laws that require all riders to wear helmets. Motorcycle Helmet Laws Riding down the open road on a motorcycle hai

  26. Analysis of "The Cricket Match"

    Samuel Dickson Selvon’s, The Cricket Match, was written in 1957 and focuses on how little the English and the West Indies understood one another. The story takes place in London during a cricket match. Here the West Indians, who really do not play cricket, are plating the English and some of the b

  27. The Bourne Identity

    What would you do if you woke up to find yourself on a fishing boat in the Mid-Atlantic, having been shot several times and with no recollection as to how you got there, what you have been doing, or for that matter, what you're name is and who you are? Well you could always go to the police or a

  28. A Traditional Cricket Ball

     pic 1 pic 2 pic 3 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 s

  29. 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

  30. West Indies Cricket

    In the book written by Hilary Beckles the Development 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 reinf