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  • 1.Cricket

2. Origin Of CricketEvidence suggests itwas played inEngland in the 12th-13th centuryIn 1744 the LondonCricket Club producedwhat arerecognizably the rulesof modern cricket 3. Some basics of CricketThere are currently 96cricket playing nations inthe worldIn the U.S., there are 29established leagues,500 clubs and over10,000 players. 4. The Cricket Field The field consists of a large circular or oval-shaped grassy ground. There are no fixed dimensions for the field but its diameter usually varies between 137 m to 150 m.There are four main parts in a cricket field:PitchClose InfieldInfieldOutfield 5. Some more basics 11 player per team 2 batsmen are in action at a time 1 bowler bowls 1 wicket keeper 9 fielders 2 umpires 2 sets of wickets on each side 6. Batsman 7. Bowler 8. Fielders 9. Wicket keeper 10. Umpires and Scorers 11. Bats, balls and wicketsThe ball is hardleather-seamedThe bat is made of wood and has theA wicket consists of three stumps thatshape of a blade topped by a are hammered into the ground, andcylindrical handle.topped with two bails. 12. More equipment. Helmet Batting gloves Pads Box Rib protectors, shoulder pads, arm pads 13. And the very basic rules about cricket ?The people fromMenorca Cricket Clubwill explain you how toplay ,so pay attention tothe explanations.Lets go and enjoy