How to Play Cricket

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How to Play Cricket Everybody knows that soccer is the most played game in the world but very few people know that the second most played game after soccer is cricket. Cricket had it origin in 700 A.D. Baseball was derived from cricket. The word cricket came from French word ‘criquit’. Most of people who don’t know about cricket think cricket is very complicated game but it is not true. Cricket is a very simple game if one knows these simple rules. If anyone wants to know how cricket is played he must first know some basics of cricket. Cricket ground is round with capacity of just under 100,000 with a playing area in between which is rectangular and is called pitch. On the both sides of pitch there are three wood sticks known as wickets, which are 28 inch long and 9 inch wide. In cricket, there are two teams with 11 players in each team. In each team usually there are five special batsman and there job is to attack the bowling attack of opposite team.. These batmen only bat and usually they don’t bowl. After 5 batsmen, there is wicket keeper. He is only a wicket keeper and batsman and he don’t bowl. After these 5 batsmen, there are 2 all rounders. In cricket all rounder is that player which also bat and also bowl. After all rounder, there are four specialist bowlers’ .These bowlers with all rounders attack the batting of opposite team. In cricket, one bowler can only bowl 6 balls at one time and then another bowler bowl 6 balls. These 6 balls are known as one over...

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