Click here for some more detailed aspects of cricket history The origins of cricket lie somewhere in the Dark Ages - probably after the Roman Empire, almost certainly before the Normans invaded England, and almost certainly somewhere in Northern Europe. All research concedes that the game derived from a very old, widespread and uncomplicated pastime by which one player served up an object, be it a small piece of wood or a ball, and another hit it with a suitably fashioned club. How and when this club-ball game developed into one where the hitter defended a target against the thrower is simply not known. Nor is there any evidence as to when points were awarded dependent upon how far the hitter was able to despatch the missile; nor when helpers joined the two-player contest, thus beginning the evolution into a team game; nor when the defining concept of placing wickets at either end of the pitch was adopted.
Cricket is one of the most popular games in India. The young and old alike are affected by this game. It is not a native game of India.
The British who ruled our country introduced this game and now it has struck deep roots in our country. This game is mostly played in the commonwealth countries which were British colonies. Eleven players represent each side. A test match is divided into two innings known as the first innings and second innings.
The victory or defeat is decided by the total runs scored by each team in the two innings. The team that scores the maximum runs is declared the winner. The five day test matches held sway for a long time. In recent times, one day cricket matches have become popular.
In the test matches, the Rest-Day is withdrawn. These matches are played during the day as well as night. You must have seen some of these matches on your television. In India, besides test matches and one day matches at the national level, we have cricket matches at different levels.
There are inter state matches and zonal matches. There are a number of trophies associated with Indian cricket. In the international field we have the Ashes.
This is the symbolic trophy won by the winning team after a series of cricket matches between England and Australia. You must be aware of the world cup also.
This is awarded to the best cricket team of the world. The Australians had the distinction of winning this cup thrice consecutively. Cricket, although limited to commonwealth countries and England is one of most popular games in the world of sports.
Although advanced countries like the U. Russia and a sport loving country like China do not play this game, millions of people watch the cricket matches on television all over the world.Catch fully commentary archive of South Africa vs Australia, 3rd Test, Mar 22, Australia tour of South Africa, on Cricbuzz.
CBSE Assessment of Speaking and Listening (ASL) Class 9, Speaking, Topics for class 9. The history of cricket started in the 16th century in England. The first written evidence dates back to The first written evidence dates back to Then it was called creckett.
BFB 3. The Creation Myths of Cooperstown This essay illustrates two interesting characteristics of the human mind. First, we have a great interest in the origin of things (including, of . Cricket is one kind of outdoor game.
It is played between two teams. It is played with a ball, a bat and wickets.
The ball, the bat and the wickets are properly sized for this game. They are called cricket-ball, cricket-bat and cricket-wickets. - Jubilant India was celebrating. 1st March , the day when a cricket crazy nation repeated the history by clinching six-wicket victory to win the biggest game in the world of cricket.
A new chapter in golden words was added to the glorious Indian Cricket history.