The Match-Fixing Scandal- 2000

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The saga Where there is money, there is power, and where power lies, the Crooks prevail. Starting from the 1960s, now and then, the reports on match-fixing, spot-fixing and wild betting had circumambulated the game of cricket. In the 1980s…

42 laws of Cricket

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The Laws of Cricket were first introduced in 1774 to preserve the spirit of play. MCC maintains copyright in keeping with the Cricket laws and includes authorisation before reproducing it. The following is the Laws List Summary. Law 1 :…

General Rules of Cricket

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There will be 11 players in each team apart from extra players. There can be up to 5 replacements at first class & international level to be the 12th man. There would be only one in lower levels (e.g. ECB…

History of Indian Cricket

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History of Indian Cricket Year Events 1700 British brought Cricket to India 1721 The first match played 1848 the Parsi community in Bombay formed the OrientalCricket Club, the first cricket club to be established by Indians 1932  India made its…

History of International Cricket

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History of International Cricket Year     Events   1844 The first-ever international cricket game was between the US and Canada 1859 A team of leading English professionals set off to North America on the first-ever overseas tour 1862 the…

History of Cricket

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The Origin and History of cricket is a confusing yet interesting subject. The Evidence of cricket being played in Guildford, Surrey is believed to date back to 1550 (approx). In 1598, Cricket was mentioned in Florio’s Italian-English dictionary. In 1610,…