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A history of cricket

Trevor Bailey

A history of cricket

by Trevor Bailey

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Published by G. Allen & Unwin in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cricket -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementTrevor Bailey ; with a foreword by Donald Bradman and records compiled by Bill Frindall.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV913 .B24 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4739433M
    ISBN 100047960493
    LC Control Number78040303

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    THE STORY OF CRICKET/ apart”. The world’s first cricket club was formed in Hambledon in thes and the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) was founded in During the s and s it became common. Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players on a field at the centre of which is a metre (yard) pitch with a wicket at each end, each comprising two bails balanced on three poldasulteng.com batting side scores runs by striking the ball bowled at the wicket with the bat, while the bowling and fielding side tries to prevent this and dismiss each player (so they are Equipment: Cricket Ball, Cricket Bat, Wicket .

    below is a list of cricket equipment with permissible measures: Bat – A cricket bat should not be more than 38 inches in length and inches wide. Ball – The cricket ball must weigh between and g. Apart from weight, the circumference should be between and mm. 's - Until this period all cricket bats were one piece willow. However, because of increased breakages and shock as the ball travelled faster,cricket bat makers started to "splice" handles into bats. Handles were either solid willow or ash. - The length of a cricket bat was restricted to 38", which is still the same today.


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