Cricket Game        History

Who invented the game cricket?

There is a consensus of expert opinion that cricket may have been invented during Saxon or Norman times by children living in the Weald, an area of dense woodlands and clearings in south-east England.

When did cricket      start in history?

Cricket is believed to have begun possibly as early as the 13th century as a game in which country boys bowled at a tree stump or the hurdle gate into a sheep pen.

How did cricket     get its name?

The exact origins of cricket are unknown, but are believed to date back to the 16th century, the name deriving from the Anglo-Saxon word 'cricc', meaning a shepherd's staff.

When was the first cricket game held?

In 1877, an England touring team in Australia played two matches against full Australian XIs that are now regarded as the first Test matches.

Who is the father   of cricket game?

W. G. Grace is the father of cricket. He played an vital role in developing cricket across the world. He is born in England. The most important thing is he is an all-rounder.

What are the 42 rules of cricket?