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Cricket

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Cricket

  1. 1. Cricket !
  2. 2. What is Cricket ? <ul><li>Cricket is a sport somewhat similar to baseball. </li></ul><ul><li>Cricket was originated in England. </li></ul><ul><li>Cricket is played in more than 20 countries around the world. </li></ul><ul><li>It is mainly played in every continent but South America. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Cricket Ground
  4. 4. Info about Cricket ! <ul><li>Cricket ground is oval in shape. </li></ul><ul><li>Cricket is played on the hard surface called the pitch, that is in the middle of the ground. </li></ul><ul><li>The pitch is 24 yards long and on the both ends of the pitch there are 3 standing sticks called the stumps. </li></ul><ul><li>Cricket teams have 11 players. </li></ul><ul><li>In cricket there are 3 umpires. </li></ul><ul><li>There are 2 kind of cricket, test cricket and one-day cricket. </li></ul><ul><li>In test cricket 2 teams play for 5 days (10 hours everyday). It is very boring. Every day teams play 90 overs (540 balls). </li></ul><ul><li>In one-day cricket 2 teams play for 8 hours. It is more interesting and fun than the test cricket because the runs are made very quickly. </li></ul>
  5. 5. More Info! <ul><li>Cricket match start with the coin toss that decides which team is playing first. </li></ul><ul><li>Two player (batsman) start the match. </li></ul><ul><li>Each team have 5 or 6 bowlers. </li></ul><ul><li>If a batsman run from the one end of the pitch to the other end that is considered as one run. </li></ul><ul><li>There is a boundary line at the end of the ground. If the batsman hit the ball and it crosses the line by bouncing on the ground it is considered as 4 runs. </li></ul><ul><li>If the ball crosses the boundary line without touching the ground it is considered as six runs. </li></ul><ul><li>Each bowler bowls 6 balls at one time and that is called an over. </li></ul><ul><li>If the ball hit the stumps that is out. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Access to Cricket sites. <ul><li>Cricketnext.com </li></ul><ul><li>Cricketinfo.com </li></ul><ul><li>Cricket.com </li></ul><ul><li>Cricketline.com </li></ul><ul><li>Home </li></ul>

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