The Story of Cricket
– Ramachandra Guha
Stick-and-ball game of cricket
For hundreds of years, many stick-and-ball games were played in England. It is from these that cricket developed. By the seventeenth century, cricket became a known game. Cricket bats were originally curved like hockey sticks to hit the ball which was bowled underarm. The meaning of the word ‘bat’ is stick or club.
Unique things about cricket
Cricket can be played for five days without producin…
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