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A standard cricket ground, showing the cricket pitch (brown), close-infield (light green) within 15 yards (13.7 m) of the striking batsman, infield (medium green) inside the white 30 yard (27.4 m) circle, and outfield (dark green), with sight screens beyond the boundary at either end.
Cricket entered an epochal era in 1963, when English counties modified the rules to provide a variant match form that produced an expedited result: games with a restricted number of overs per side.
The team involved were rarely fully representative, and the 48-day boat trip between Australia and England was one many cricketers were not able or willing to undertake, and so the Home teams tended to enjoy a great advantage.
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 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on cricket   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Cricket is also a major sport in England and Wales, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Zimbabwe and the English-speaking countries of the Caribbean, which are known in cricketing parlance as the West Indies.
Cricket was prominent in London as early as 1707 and large crowds flocked to matches on the Artillery Ground in Finsbury.
Kwik cricket is a form of the sport where the bowler does not have to wait for the batsman to be ready before a delivery, leading to a faster, more exhausting game which is often used in school PE lessons.
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Once ten of the eleven players of the batting team have been dismissed (i.e., ten wickets have been taken) the team is said to be 'All Out' and their innings comes to an end.
A team that sets an enormous target but takes a long time over it risks drawing the match by leaving themselves insufficient time to dismiss the other team, which is the reason a captain will often declare his team's innings closed.
In other forms of cricket, if a player gets injured or becomes ill during a match, a substitute is allowed to field instead of him; though he cannot bowl, bat, or act as a captain or wicket-keeper.
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 Top 10 ODI Teams
The Australian cricket team is today regarded as one of the leading international teams in world cricket, having been the unquestionably dominant team for much of the previous decade.
The Pakistani cricket team is a national cricket team representing Pakistan.
The English cricket team is a cricket team which represents England and Wales, operating under the auspices of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
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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.
Once the slaves were emancipated, cricket became the new cultural institution by which England sought to socialize the populations and reinforce hierarchies in its colonies.
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.
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 Gambling Guide > Events > Cricket
Cricket is a team sport that originated in the United Kingdom and is popular mainly in the countries of the Commonwealth.
The teams are usually comprised of players with a mixture of abilities, some who specialise in batting, some in bowling, occasionally some who excel in both capacities, and one highly specialist player who acts as 'wicket-keeper'.
The laws of cricket are a set of rules framed by the Marylebone Cricket Club which serve to standardise the format of matches across the world to ensure uniformity and fairness.
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 Marxist commentaries on cricket and football
English cricket is highly polarized between the County and Test game, the domain of the ruling class and its middle class hangers on, and League cricket, particularly in Lancashire and Yorkshire.
The English called their bowling 'leg theory' and the Australians dubbed it 'bodyline.' It was extremely successful and the English smashed their way to victory.
The vast majority of cricket matches in England - sorry for seeming a little imperial oriented, but less is played in Scotland and Ireland than in Holland, and only SE Wales boasts a county side - is limited over, one-day in the pro-leagues of Yorkshire and Lancashire, and evening games for the majority.
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 Cricket   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
For the cricket enthusiast, the book provides an insight into the drama, on Cricket and off the field, that led to the Pakistan Cricket team's triumph in India Cricket and disaster in South Africa.
English cricket team - The English cricket team is a cricket team which represents England and Wales, operating under the auspices of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
This layman's guide format, The Cricket is the more fully understanding the mass media, especially television, or come from the present state and economic logic on their Democratic political conventions.The Best of foreign policy crises and history.
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 The Ashes Cricket Series - To Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In October 1861, an English representative cricket team captained by Heathfield Stephenson, set sail from Liverpool in England with the purpose of visiting Australia and engaging the "local" colonial population in a number of cricket matches.
During their tour of Australia, the English team played a total of 14 matches against a variety of teams representing the colonies of Victoria and New South Wales.
The touring English team who numbered only 12 players were often faced in several of these matches, with the daunting prospect of competing against 22 or more opponents.
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 CNNSI.com - Cricket - ICC Trophy: Weather, fitness concern England - Friday September 13, 2002 10:14 AM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Some team members were still suffering from jet lag and Ganguly's news conference was delayed two-and-a-half hours.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- The International Cricket Council was strongly criticized by a state-run Sri Lankan newspaper Friday for ignoring the Sri Lankan cricket board's demand for complimentary tickets and parking passes for the Champions Trophy's inaugural match.
The ICC issued only eight parking passes for the 11 members of the Sri Lankan cricket board, forcing board members to hold a drawing to determine who would have the privilege of going by car for the opening ceremony, the newspaper said.
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 English cricket team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The England cricket team is a cricket team which represents England and Wales, operating under the auspices of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
Since 2000, English cricket has seen a resurgence and England reached the final of the ICC Champions Trophy in 2004 and regained The Ashes in 2005.
Teams would sometimes have too many batsmen, no spin bowler and the plethora of players who would come into the side and then quickly disappear, was symptomatic of a troubled side.
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 australian cricket team, australian cricket board, australian cricket news, western australian cricket
The Australian cricket team (together with the English cricket team) is the oldest team in Test cricket having played its first Test match in 1877.
The team has won 312 of the 679 Test matches it has played against other countries and today is regarded as the leading Test match playing nation by the International Cricket Council by heading its Test Championship table.
In 1865, a match was arranged between a team of Aboriginal cricketers and European settlers from various pastoral stations; the indigenous team won.
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 How Could The English Cricket Team Tour Zimbabwe?!
I agree that this was not the fault of the English cricketers, nor the English Cricket Board (ECB).
The sanctions would cripple a team that is going through its most successful period in the last 20 years.
Furthermore, for young players on the fringe of the England team, this is the perfect opportunity to stake their claim for permanent place.
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 The World Today - English cricket team cancels South Africa tour due to Mugabe's media ban   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
PETER CAVE: England's controversial cricket tour of Zimbabwe hangs in the balance today, after captain Michael Vaughan's team cancelled a scheduled flight from South Africa in response to Zimbabwe's banning of journalists from eight British media organisations who were planning to cover the matches.
The ICC, as you'll remember last year, when the World Cup for cricket was on, the ICC was very forceful in making sure that all journalists were given access to come and cover the World Cup matches in Zimbabwe.
During the cricket World Cup last year, there were some incidents in Harare, but most of the protests at the cricket and the confrontations were in Bulawayo, so it'll be interesting to see what happens if these matches go ahead.
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 NDTV-Cricket!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The England cricket team has always had plenty of players of Indian origin turning out for them and the latest to join the list is bowler Monty Panesar.
In fact, not very interested in cricket, they heard of his selection only though a neighbour.
Now, they are proud of their grandson for becoming the first Sikh in the English cricket team
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 english cricket team - 3rd cricket   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Cricket Team Cricket Team A. Stoddart's English cricket team of 1894-5 Is part of the Mortlock Pictorial Collection B 12408...
blogger once said you should support the international team that you were eligble to be selected for- hence the NI football team, Irish Rugby team, and English cricket team...
As He watched the English cricket team arrive in India last week for a...
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 Talk:English cricket team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
English cricket team is part of WikiProject Cricket which aims to to expand and organise information better in articles related to the sport of cricket.
All the national team articles should be consistently named, so this rename ought to be extended to all the other pages in Category:National cricket teams.
I've removed {{English cricket seasons from 1890}} from the bottom because that seems more pertinent to Cricket in England, and it's not clear why only this limited number of seasons (with some very nice articles, incidentally) is there.
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 Digital Collections - Pictures - Women's Cricket Association tour of Australia, 1934-1935 [picture]
The English women's cricket team posed over their reflections in a puddle, taken in Australia, 1934-35 [picture]
English women's cricket team taking a drinking break on the field, 1934-35 [picture]
Joy Partridge, of the English women's cricket team, at Wakapai in New Zealand, 1935.
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 BBC SPORT | Cricket | England | Shades of Headingley '81
English cricket has been starved of heroes for a generation and Flintoff is an idol for those, and there are many, too young to remember Headingley '81.
As the 1966 World Cup has for the national football team, so that famous Test has brought into sharp focus the failings of successive England cricket sides.
But, as someone once said, every hero becomes a bore eventually and Michael Vaughan's team is packed with a new crop of players to thrill and inspire England's youth and everyone else besides.
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 PakPassion - Pakistan Cricket Forum - What a bunch of fools the English cricket team are!
I was watching the beeb's personality of year program.They had the english team live from lahore.Man they look like a bunch jaded alcoholics.Bored is not even the word.More like depressed.
It might not be the team that much(although they're not entirely innocent), but the English media has been its usual self.
Stop assuming that the England cricket team are bad people who think your country is some sort of jail.
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 Collingwood is positive about English team : Cricket NEWS : CricketZone.Com
England batsman Paul Collingwood today said England was drawing inspiration from the 2002 series against India when they bounced back from 1-3 down to level the series.
He, however, admitted that the team needed to make that extra effort they lacked in the first two ODIs.
On the absence of coach Duncan Fletcher who has gone to South Africa to escort back his sick wife, he said the team's practice was not affected since they had enough support staff.
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 CNNSI.com - Cricket - Security consultants to meet English cricket team - Sunday February 02, 2003 11:43 AM
The Australian Cricket Board (ACB) is also due to update their team on the security situation after the country's foreign minister said reports from his High Commission suggested that protesters would picket their match with Zimbabwe.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) decided to go ahead with six World Cup matches in Zimbabwe last Thursday although both England and Australia have expressed concerns about the political and security situation in the country.
England captain Nasser Hussain said no decision would be made on whether his side would play in Zimbabwe or not until everyone had had their say.
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 All in Cricket Sports
Cricket news reports daily breaking news headlines of world cricket sports activities and events, cricket teams and top cricket players.
This is a site where you can find out everything about the English cricket team.
This club is set in the heart of County Down and whose ground is under the gaze of the Mourne Mountains.
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 English cricket team-Natwest cricket challenge series
The English cricket team for the Natwest cricket challenge series includes Solanki,Batty and Kabir Ali as surprise inclusions- of course it remains to be seen as to how many of these inclusions actually get to play during the England Vs India Natwest cricket challenge series
Steve Harmison remains the mainstay of the English team for the Natwest cricket challenge series,supported by Giles who has psyched out Sachin Tendulkar in the past.
Play a Asia cup cricket game on your cell phone (mobile phone) and predict the results of the matches before they happen!
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 SPORTSbyBROOKS Forum - English Test Cricket team batting order
I mean, I can name players and teams in almost any sport, but cricket, wow.
I can’t comment on the batting order since all my knowledge (if you could call it that) of the sport is at the team level.
They should not put someone into the team because they have a couple of good scores.
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