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  Cricket Web
Upon the completion of the third ODI between India and Australia, I marvelled at the undoubted talents of Andrew Symonds and Yuvraj Singh.
Rockingham Software have released a new version of Cricket Coach 2007 fixing a few issues that have been found in recent weeks.
TBC v England on 20 Nov 2007 at the Colombo Cricket Club Ground, Colombo, Sri Lanka
www.cricketweb.net   (357 words)

  Insecta Inspecta World - Field Crickets
Crickets are able to jump up to twenty or thirty times their body length, which is about three feet into the air.
Crickets were kept as pets in ancient China and Japan for their beautiful melodies.
Two starving crickets would be placed into a cage with the intent of inciting a fight to the death.
www.insecta-inspecta.com /crickets/field/index.html   (816 words)

The game of cricket was exported from England to all of its colonies, including those in Asia and Africa, during the nineteenth century as a way to reinforce a hegemonic cultural order in the face of the emancipation of England's slave population.
The emerging culture of cricket came in handy to those using these theories to hierarchize the cultures, faiths and societies which were, one by one, coming under colonial domination (5).
Cricket was through and through a "gentleman's" game, and all others were excluded by their inability to demonstrate an understanding of cricket's image of the ideal Englishman.
www.english.emory.edu /Bahri/Cricket.html   (2249 words)

 Cricket!!! | MetaFilter
March 12, 2007 2:33 AM The 2007 cricket world cup has just started, meet the mascot, take place in the official fantasy league, follow the beebs coverage and watch the live scorecard updates.
The rules of Cricket make as much sense as the rules of an eight year old's improvized we've got a hockey stick, three baseball gloves, a basket-ball and three hours before dinner time games.
Then I had to work on a 31 foot cricket bat to "Wish India Luck" sponsored by Coca Cola that we sent around the country for 1996 Wills World Cup held in India, by the time that was built, I was doomed.
www.metafilter.com /59365/Cricket   (1707 words)

 Cricket the Robot
Cricket is an autonomous robot that walks around by moving all six legs using three motors.
Cricket is designed to be made from readily available materials.
Cricket is made from common materials available from your local home repair store and hobby shop.
home.earthlink.net /~henryarnold   (329 words)

 Sport | Cricket, England, Ashes | the Daily Mail
Cricket: Andrew Flintoff was forced to abort his England comeback last night, raising the nightmare possibility of another operation on his left ankle, which could rule him out for the rest of the summer and beyond...
Cricket: David Graveney's longstanding status as the leading figure in England team selection appears to be in jeopardy in light of the England and Wales Cricket Board's rapid response to the Schofield Review, which was formally unveiled on Thursday...
Cricket: Jacques Rudolph continued to shine for Yorkshire as his defiant century put the LV County Championship Division One leaders in a strong position against Durham at the end of day one at the Riverside...
www.dailymail.co.uk /pages/live/sport/cricket.html?in_page_id=1849   (1112 words)

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A cricket field is a roughly elliptical field of flat grass, ranging in size from about 90 to 150 metres (100-160 yards) across, bounded by an obvious fence or other marker.
The most serious misconduct in a cricket match is of the order of a rude gesture to an opponent or throwing the ball into the ground in disgust.
The Ashes trophy is a small urn containing ``the ashes of English cricket'' (in reality the ashes of a set of bails), which ``died'' in a match in 1882 when Australia beat England for the first time.
www.cs.purdue.edu /homes/hosking/cricket/explanation.htm   (9560 words)

Kenya cricket board has canceled the tour to India and Bangladesh and some players have been sacked.
This might be contradictory to my last article, but isn't the cricket getting a bit on the boring side with sides not providing good enough competitive matches.
Cricket, in the recent times has become more and more exciting and interesting.
www.suite101.com /welcome.cfm/cricket   (244 words)

 Action Packed Cricket Video Tapes: Action Packed Cricket
Cricket is a team sport for two teams of eleven players each.
They have have spikes extending from their bottom end and are hammered into the ground in an evenly spaced row, with the outside edges of the outermost stumps 228 millimetres (9 inches) apart.
The Ashes trophy is a small urn containing ``the ashes of English cricket'' (in reality the ashes of a set of bails), which ``died'' in a match in 1882 when Australia beat England for the first time.
www.cricketvideo.com /cricket_exp.html   (9613 words)

 - Cricket - Sport - smh.com.au
International Cricket Council president Percy Sonn is gravely ill in hospital after surgery, his personal assistant says.
CRICKET Australia is set to appoint a Kiwi to one of the country's most senior coaching positions.
Asia's four cricket test-playing nations will send their best players to the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China, according to regional cricket chiefs.
www.smh.com.au /sport/cricket   (738 words)

cricket likes to climb down the side of his cage and watch her, but she seems not to care if he exists or not.
cricket was incredibly jealous, and vocal about it too ;] with a kind offer from the shade's at high spirits aviary, i consulted with avian behavioralist liz wilson.
Cricket was just as cantankerous with Shar as he was with us, but Mister Stubborn found the woman of his dreams and he's happy at last.
www.7thsign.com /~izzy/pages/cricket.html   (4546 words)

 Cricket Printout - EnchantedLearning.com
The most common cricket in the US is the field cricket; the most common one in Europe is the house cricket (which is stockier).
Crickets breathe through a series of holes called spiracles; they are located along the sides of the body.
Crickets are very similar to grasshoppers, but the cricket's antennae are very long, the wings are held flat over the body, and the ovipositor is very long.
www.enchantedlearning.com /subjects/insects/orthoptera/Cricket.shtml   (326 words)

 Cricket - Fox Sports
FORMER England cricketer Ian Botham is to be knighted for his charity work, the Daily Mirror newspaper reported Saturday (AEST).
ENGLAND has asked Cricket Australia to change the four-year touring cycle of Ashes series as part of a desperate attempt to revamp the English game after the latest 5-0 thrashing.
THE International Cricket Council's billion dollar television deal with ESPN Star Sports is in danger of collapsing.
www.foxsports.com.au /cricket   (549 words)

 CricketWorld.com - Cricket World News|Live Scores|Cricket Radio|Live Audio Commentary|TV|Cricket Interviews|County ...
The Australian Cricketers’ Association, in conjunction with Cricket Australia, has announced Adam Gilchrist as Australia’s Greatest One-Day...
International news agencies are to extend their boycott of Sri Lanka's tour of Australia to the second Test in Hobart after talks with Cricket Australia...
Cricket World — For all the latest international cricket news, reports, live international and county cricket scores; broadband
www.cricketworld.com   (815 words)

 Cricket world Cup 2007 - 2007 Cricket World Cup In West Indies - Cricket World cup 2007 Information - Stickiewicket.com
Cricket World Cup 2007 promises to be an exciting event.
Many things are at stake for players during Cricket World Cup 2007, all of them dream of playing in the world cup and winning the tournament for their team and country.
We understand that it may not be possible for all you cricket fans to watch live action of all the matches where your favorite team or player is playing, no matter how hard you try.
www.stickiewicket.com /cricket_world_cup_2007.php   (567 words)

 PwC Ratings - International cricketer ratings service
After 18 successful years, PricewaterhouseCoopers has decided not to renew its sponsorship of the Cricket Ratings.
PwC has enjoyed a close and rewarding relationship with the ratings since they started and is delighted that the cricket world values the ratings so highly.
As such, PwC, will continue to support cricket around the globe in other ways, and is pleased to hand over the ratings to the ICC and their new sponsor LG.
cricketratings.pwcglobal.com /cricket/cricket.htm   (81 words)

 Mail & Guardian Online: Sport
In a statement, the England and Wales Cricket Board said Donald would assist England's fast bowlers on a short-term basis from the lead-in to the third Test at Old Trafford through to the end of the one-day series against the West Indies in July.
International Cricket Council (ICC) head Percy Sonn was still in a serious condition at the Durbanville Medi-Clinic in Cape Town, his personal assistant said on Friday morning.
International Cricket Council (ICC) president Percy Sonn was reported to be critically ill on Tuesday after complications from routine surgery.
www.mg.co.za /articleList.aspx?area=cricket   (1240 words)

 Carus Publishing/Cricket Magazine Group — Children’s Magazine: Cricket Magazine
CRICKET magazine readers adore the amusing cast of bug characters and avidly follow the bugs' adventures in the margins of the pages.
In addition, CRICKET features story, poetry, art, and photography contests that motivate readers to express their own creativity.
Sign up for our email list and be the first to save with limited-time offers, exclusive online sales, and activities to share with your little ones.
www.cricketmag.com /ProductDetail.asp?pid=2   (250 words)

 Cricket | The Australian
ENGLAND has asked Australian cricket officials to change the four-year touring cycle of Ashes series as part of a desperate attempt to revamp the English game after the last 5-0 thrashing.
CRICKET AUSTRALIA has reacted cautiously to a proposal from England that the timing of future Ashes tours be changed to avoid a clash with the World Cup.
AN underrated member of Don Bradman's Invincibles, Bill Johnston was fondly remembered by cricketers yesterday as a fine bowler and a better bloke.
www.theaustralian.news.com.au /index/0,,5001505,00.html   (496 words)

 Cricket News - New Zealand Herald
Cricket: Wright man for the job, but the timing is wrong
Cricket: Gayle doesn't like Windies' curfew but will wear it
Catch the latest news on the 2007 Cricket World Cup here as we build up to the March start from the Caribbean.
www.nzherald.co.nz /category/index.cfm?c_id=29   (240 words)

 Barbados Cricket and West Indies Cricket
Cricket is the national sport of Barbados and the West Indies.
Barbados is one of the international capitals of cricket and always contributes a large contingent to the West Indies team.
Some of the old-time great Barbadian cricketers who contributed a lot to this sport were...
www.barbados.org /crick.htm   (305 words)

 - Cricket - Sport - theage.com.au
The roll call of Don Bradman's 1948 "Invincibles" cricket team is down to five following the death of Bill Johnston at the age of 85.
Cricket Australia set to appoint a New Zealander to one of the country's most senior coaching positions.
England extended their lead over the West Indies to 221 at tea on the fourth day of the first Test after Monty Panesar recorded a Test match best of 6-129.
www.theage.com.au /sport/cricket   (744 words)

 TheStar.com - Sports - Cricket
KARACHI, Pakistan–The probe into the death of Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer is "inconclusive" and has not proved that he was murdered, an investigator said yesterday.
The saving grace of this much-maligned cricket tournament is that the undisputed best team won the trophy, albeit in the farcical circumstances of the final overs when...
LONDON–Murdered Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer was poisoned before being strangled, rendering him powerless to fight back against his killer, the BBC will say in a program today.
www.thestar.com /sports/cricket   (402 words)

There are 4 different scenarios to choose from and you have an assortment of shots at your disposal.
This is probably one of the most visually impressive flash cricket games out there.
The objective is to time your shot to perfection and score as much run as possible in 6 overs.
www.banglacricket.com /multimedia/games.php   (510 words)

 Cricket Scotland
Scotland’s cricket selectors have today named 15 players and eight reserves for the busy winter period leading up to the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup in the West Indies in March/April.
Cricket Scotland is disappointed to announce, for the second time, the cancellation of the UKCC Level 2 Coaching course which was due to start in Glasgow on 3 August.
An ICC Introduction to Cricket Course is to be held in Bridge of Allan on April 23rd.
www.cricketeurope.org /SCOTLAND/home.shtml   (895 words)

 Cricket Scotland
Scoltland's cricketers have their captain back - but only just.
Scotland’s Cricket World Cup captain is to return to the UK to attend the funeral of a close family relative, and will therefore miss the game against South Africa next Tuesday, March 20.
Cricket Scotland will once again be running a number of exciting cricket coaching camps during the Easter holidays for children aged between 6 and 17.
www.cricketeurope4.net /SCOTLAND/home.shtml   (1113 words)

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