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If you are new to cricket you will need to understand the basic cricket rules first. There are many rules to learn about this fantastic game. Cricket is a game played by two teams of eleven players. One side bats first and the other side fields.

The goal of the team batting first is to score as many runs as possible and the goal of the team fielding is to take ten wickets (a wicket is when a player is out). This will leave one player in the batting side not out, as you can not bat without one of your team at the other end. After both teams have batted the team with the most runs wins!

The Start of a Cricket Match

The captain that wins the toss (flipping a coin) gets to choose either to bat or bowl first. Two players from the batting team go out to bat. Their other nine players support their team off the field of play waiting for their turn at bat.

The game is played by the bowler, bowling the cricket ball to try and get the batsman out. There are four way to do this:

Bowled – this is when the bowler bowls the ball and the batsman missed it and it hits the wickets.

Caught – This is when the batsman hit the ball in the air and one of the eleven players in the field catches the ball before it hits the ground.

Hit Wicket – When a batsman hits and dislodges the bails during the course of a shot, he will be given out as “Hit-Wicket” and the wicket belongs to the bowler.

L.B.W. (Leg Before Wicket) This is when the ball hits the batsman on the leg and in the opinion of the umpire the ball would have hit the wickets.

Run Out – This is when the batsman runs between the wickets at each end and the fielding team break the wickets before he makes the other end.

Scoring Runs The way the batsmen score runs is by either hitting the ball to the boundary. (which is the circle that is placed around the pitch about sixty yards away from the pitch) The ball has to be hit over this boundary to score four runs.

If it is hit over the boundary on the full the batting team scores six runs. The other way to score runs is when the two batsmen run between the wickets. (22 yards apart) this counts as one run.

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The world championship of any event is widely anticipated and looked forward by all fans and players who are involved with the game. News about the event is very important during the world championship and the game of cricket is no different from the rest of the games. Cricket news is the best and the most authentic source through which fans can come to know all about the latest happenings in the world of cricket. The sources for fans to come to know about cricket news are plenty and the onus is on your decide what means you want to use for knowing cricket news.

The way news are broadcast or published by the media has undergone a sea change since the old days. Now there are lots of television news channels and newspapers and getting all information about what is happening in the cricket world both on and off the field has become very easy through cricket news. In fact, with so many channels and newspapers available, fans are spoilt with opportunities. Cricket news will tell you in details about all the happenings in the cricket world.

In fact, you can come to know about the personal lives of cricketers also through cricket news. Due to the world cup that is taking place at the West Indies, cricket news is all the more watched by fans these days. Sometimes it feels that we are being served with an overdose of cricket news. It is not that we must listen to all the cricket news that is being broadcast. You can choose particular programs in certain news channels and filter out what cricket news or cricket programs that you want to watch.

The online sites are another source which you can use to know about cricket news. There are several cricket dedicated sites and fans can find all that they wish on such sites. We all know that it is not always possible for a busy professional to catch up with the live broadcast of cricket match on television. So for this reason, checking out the cricket websites to know about the latest cricket news and the latest scores of a live game is a good option for them. These days almost all working professionals have access to internet enabled computer, so they can know about the latest cricket score even at their work stations.

Knowing about the latest cricket news or the latest score of a live match is not the only thing that can be accomplished through online sites. Most sites have different sections where fans can take part in different online games. Many of the sites provide this game free of cost to visitors, so they can play them without any hassles. There are not one, but several sites that can be the source for fans to update all their cricket related information. Cricket news can keep you informed about all that is happening in the world of cricket. What is more depending on the type of coverage that is provided; you can actually see your favorite cricketer in a different light.

Ella Wilson


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Twenty20 cricket goes to Everest

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