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History of Cricket in Australia – From the First Match to BBL

History of Cricket in Australia – From the First Match to BBL

They are the joint oldest test playing nation on earth and were also involved in the first ever one day international and the first T20 international. In the present day, it’s said that there are 1,558,821 registered players Australia. The history of cricket in Australia extends over 200 years and we’re now going to talk …

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Strange Dismissals in Cricket as of 2022 – Test and ODI Matches

Some dismissals defy belief and will forever be remembered for the bizarre way in which the batter in question managed to get out. 5 Strange Dismissals in Test Cricket 1. Michael Vaughan, England Dismissal: Handled the Ball Match: 3rd Test against India at Bengaluru, 2001 Future England captain Michael Vaughan was entering his best period …

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10 Fundamental Cricket Skills You Should Know - Cricket Basics

10 Fundamental Cricket Skills You Should Know – Cricket Basics

Getting the basics right is key to learning the elementary techniques needed to play cricket and, once those have been taken on board, you can build and develop those fundamental skills. 10 Fundamental Cricket Skills for Batting, Bowling and Fielding 1. Hand-Eye Coordination This is a vital skill to learn for anyone who wants to …

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Batting Strike Rate in Cricket: Highest Strike Rate in ODI and T20

Batting Strike Rate in Cricket: Highest Strike Rate in ODI and T20

In modern cricket, with its distinct limited overs formats, the issue of strike rate is one that has become increasingly important. A high strike rate makes a batsman more valuable to their team and it’s also likely to attract the attention of high-paying global franchises. What is the Batting Strike Rate? A strike rate is …

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What is Bodyline Bowling – The Story of the 1932/33 Ashes Series

Ashes contests between England and Australia have often been fiery affairs but nothing has come close to the 1932/33 series down under. Hostile, intimidatory bowling from the English attack led to some serious ill feeling which is still discussed over 85 years later. What is Bodyline Bowling? Bodyline is also known as leg theory and …

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15 Unbelievable Catches in Cricket History – Best Catches Up to 2022

Catches win matches and we’ve seen some incredible grabs by cricketers over the years but which have been the best in the history of the game? 15 Best Catches in Cricket History 1. Ben Stokes vs South Africa (ICC Cricket World Cup 2019) The fielder, himself, admitted that he was a little out of position …

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What is a Beamer in Cricket? Dangerous Bowling and Unfair Play Rules

There are some deliveries, like the beamer in cricket that are dangerous to the batsman. However, it involves serious consequences to the bowler, no matter whether it was accidental or intentional. What is a Beamer Ball? A beamer delivery is an illegal ball in cricket which reaches the batsman at above waist height, without bouncing. …

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