Cricket is a teamsport played by 2 teams with 11 players on each team, at the centre of which is a rectangular 22-yard-long pitch with a wicket at each end.

The sport is originally from England, and have existed for hundreds of years. The sport is mostly played in the old commonwealth countries, which is countries like England Australia, India and New Zealand.

Cricket is the second most played sport in the world

The Basic rules

Cricket is a bat and ball game, played between two teams of eleven players each. One team bats, attempting to score runs, while the other try to catch the ball, attempting to restrict the scoring and dismiss the other team. The purpose of the game is for a team to score more runs than its opponent. The ball is made out of cork surrounded by leather.