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Cricket is one of the famous games played in the world; it is a bat-and-ball game that is played by the two teams, each with 11 players on a 22-yard-long field. The game has been played since the 18th century, and more than 120 million players from various countries have ever participated in the game. This has made the sport be the world's second most popular game after association football. It is believed that cricket was initially played in the southern England around the 16th century. Towards the end of the 18th century, the game had become the England's national sports. The extension of the British Empire steered cricket being played abroad and the first international match was played in the 19th century. The ICC, the cricket's governing body, is held by ten full members. It was viewed that the game is most popular in England, Australia, the West Indies, the Indian subcontinent and Southern Africa. The following essay is going to critically analyze the forms of cricket their characteristics and how to play basically play cricket. Cricket is one of the multi-faceted games that have several formats, varying on preferred level of procedure, the pattern of play, and the available time. A significant category regarding major cricket as well as certain competitions are between games limited by time, whereby the teams that are involved holds two innings per piece, together with those restrained by the total of overs, in which they each have a single inning. The game last for approximately three to five days, the latter also referred to as limited overs cricket since every team has to bowl a maximum of 50 overs, its duration takes only one day. A district kind of limited overs is referred to Twenty20 ; initially intended in order for the entire game could be possibly being played in a single evening, where every team has an innings restrained to twenty overs each.
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In proficient cricket, the game’s period varies from 20 overs ( T20 ) for each side to Test cricket that is played for more than five days. Cricket Laws are supported by the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and the International Cricket Council (ICC) per further Standard Playing Conditions for One Day Internationals and Test matches . Forms of cricket It is not that easy for most of us to believe that cricket, as a sport, has been evolving over the years up to now, to an extent that we now have about its 19 different forms. When it comes to India where cricket is not only played, but also worshiped, it has offered this game an impressive platform that facilitates the expansion of its range in other countries too. For this reason, there are nearly 18 other forms of Cricket that have been played all over the world, additionally, the numbers are still increasing. The following are different forms of crickets being played currently over the world: List A Cricket, Declaration Cricket, Double Wicket Cricket, Informal amateur Cricket, Tape Ball Cricket, Over 60's Cricket and, Table Cricket. There are further forms of
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