Cricket basics
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  • 1. Cricket
  • 2. Origin Of Cricket Evidence suggests it was played in England in the 12th- 13th century In 1744 the London Cricket Club produced what are recognizably the rules of modern cricket
  • 3. Some basics of Cricket There are currently 96 cricket playing nations in the world In the U.S., there are 29 established leagues, 500 clubs and over 10,000 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: Pitch Close Infield Infield Outfield
  • 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 wickets The ball is hard leather-seamedThe bat is made of wood and has the A 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 from Menorca Cricket Club will explain you how to play ,so pay attention to the explanations. Let’s go and enjoy