Matt Harris

The Longest, Highest and Most Sixes In Cricket - The Complete List

The Longest, Highest and Most Sixes In Cricket – The Complete List

Firstly, let’s start with defining what is a six in cricket: A six is also referred to as a ‘maximum’ as this is the most runs that can be scored in cricket from a single hit. There may be anomalies, such as instances where fielders allow for ‘overthrows’ but these are exceptionally rare. The Longest …

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All Cricket Shots – Types of Cricket Shots, Batting Technique Explained

In this guide I’m going to be looking at all the different cricket shots that are available to batsmen. I’ll also discuss the strategy and approach to selecting an appropriate shot to the ball that has been delivered. The aim is to help readers understand shot selection and to hopefully make them more prolific run …

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Largest Cricket Stadiums in the World by Boundary and Capacity (2022)

I’ve been lucky enough to watch cricket in three different countries so far – England, New Zealand and the West Indies. I’ve also seen some wonderful stadiums: Cricket grounds fascinate me and now we’re going to look at some of the biggest – both in terms of capacity and dimensions. Top 10 Largest Cricket Stadiums …

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Limited Overs Cricket: Introduction and Rules for One Day Cricket

Official limited overs cricket matches were introduced in England in the 1960s. The international game followed suit in 1971 and the various formats are arguably the most popular within the sport. In Short So what are the main differences between test cricket and limited overs cricket? Test cricket follows the laws of the first class …

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What is a Century in Cricket? - Records and the Most Centuries

What is a Century in Cricket? – Records and the Most Centuries

A century is one of the most important statistics in cricket. In the following article, I discuss the meaning of the term and its significance in a batsman’s career. Also keep on reading, if you are interested in our up-to-date interactive charts about players with the most centuries. Centuries may not win games of cricket …

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Cricket Field and Cricket Pitch Sizes – Understanding the Cricket Ground

The cricket field and pitch are two very different parts of the cricket ground. In order to avoid confusion, the field and the pitch carry very specific definitions and their dimensions are also clearly defined. In the following article, we will take a closer look at the different parts of the cricket ground, including the …

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