The history of cricket

Cricket, along with baseball, golf and hockey, is one of the numerous sports in what is known as the ‘club ball’ sphere. This basically involves hitting a ball with a ‘club’ held in a player’s hand. The main aspect that separates cricket from these other sports is the existence of the wickets, which a batsman […]

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Technology and cricket

Since 1844, cricket has incorporated a few of the latest technological advances available. Although some of these advances have been rejected by the International Cricket Council (for example, bats made of aluminum), in general, the ICC have been watchful, and rightly so, on making changes to the game, and how this will impact the players […]

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The Ashes

“In affectionate remembrance of English cricket which died at The Oval, 29th August, 1882. Deeply lamented by a large circle of sorrowing friends and acquaintances, RIP. The body will be cremated and the Ashes taken to Australia.” – Reginald Shirley Brooks. The Ashes is a Test cricket series played between England and Australia. The ‘Ashes’ […]

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World Cup Records

Twenty nations have qualified for the Cricket World Cup at least once, excluding the qualification tournaments. Seven teams have qualified for the finals before, out of which five teams have managed to win the cup before. The West Indies won the first two editions of the tournament, Australia has won five, India has won two, […]

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The Cricket World Cup

The ICC Cricket World Cup is the international championship of ODI cricket. The event is organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC), cricket’s governing body, once every four years. The Cup is one of the world’s most viewed sporting events. In fact, the ICC considers it the ‘flagship event of the international cricket calendar’. The […]

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