An overview of Cricket and its rules and its equipment
Cricket – All you need to know
Cricket is one of the most liked and played outdoor sport in the world.
Cricket was first launched as a simple game to spend leisure time with it along with having healthy exercise.
soon it became a sensation amongst everyone, irrespective of gender, age, and size of the person.
Earlier there were simple rules and no hard restrictions were there but newer cricket has many strict rules and laws which must be followed by each player otherwise players will be removed or disqualified from the team.
Cricket is played with bat and ball mainly, even you can play cricket without stumps. but having them makes it more enjoyable.
There is a certain name which is given to the players performing their action:
Batsman: a player who plays against the ball and hits shots.
Fielder: there are three types of fielders
Bowler: a player which throws the ball towards batsman in order to get a wicket or to give the least score.
Wicket-keeper: a player which gathers the ball from the backside of the batsman threw by the bowler.
Other fielders: the team has other players to stop players from having more scores and to get much more outs.
Each team has 11 players in their squad a wicketkeeper is a must in both of these, the remainder is divided on the basis of how they can perform? whether they are good batsmen or good bowlers.
what are the types of cricket matches
1.international match 2.Domestic match
international: in international matches, cricket matches are played between nations.
Domestic: this has further two types 1.Leagues: these are played between states or provinces or between districts for eg: Ipl 2021 2.Galli cricket or any of the simple cricket games: this type of cricket is most common and played every day in areas where the media is not giving any attention. home, town, and cities
whenever a team bats and another team bowls it’s all overs or gets all wickets, an inning is completed, and then the second team bats, and first-team bowls, and 2nd inning is said to be completed.
What is an over in cricket?
6 times the bowler has to bowl towards the batsman, it is known as over
what are the types of international cricket matches?
there are three types of matches under the heading of international
A day cricket match played between two teams each can play 2 innings in each part bowling plus batting ( a total of 4 innings)
first-team scores and gives a trial to the second team
The second-team will score higher to override the runs produced first and to get back less target
the first team in 3rd inning will give a target
lastly, 4th team will need to chase the score
in test matches, an inning is completed when
a. all batsman get out b. captain from the batting side declares it’s inning( here declare means to shut off inning) c. Score is chased by 2 team d. Draw ( due to undecided victory or due to any natural disaster i.e rain)
1.there isn’t any over-limit in the test
2. there is no wide score(only side wide)
ODI stands for “one-day international” match having two innings the first team gives a target to the second team and tries to achieve that target.
there is an over-limit of 50 overs and all extras are effective in this type
as the name suggests it is t-20, here first t stands for, in simple word we can write it as twenty-twenty
this name is only for overs which each team can have, twenty overs for the first team to bat and the second team to bowl, and the other twenty overs are for the second team to bat and the first team to bowl.