The laws of cricket are maintained by the

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The laws of cricket are maintained by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). There are various formats ranging from Twenty20 , played over a few hours with each team having a single innings of 20 overs, to Test cricket , played over five days with unlimited overs and the teams playing two innings apiece. Traditionally, cricketers play in all-white kit but in limited overs cricket they wear club or team colours. In addition to the basic kit, some
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players wear protective gear to prevent injury caused by the ball which is a hard, solid object made of compressed leather enclosing a cork core. Although cricket's origins are uncertain, it is first recorded in south-east England in the 16th century. It spread globally with the expansion of the British Empire, leading to the first international matches in the mid-19th century. ICC, the game's governing body, has over 100 members, ten of which are full members who play Test cricket. Women's cricket , which is organised and played separately, has also achieved international standard. Cricket is the world's second most popular spectator sport, after association football , and is followed primarily in Australasia, Great Britain and Ireland, the Indian subcontinent, southern Africa and the West Indies. crick ewewfwffwefewfwfwffw fwe f wfwe f wf ewf e eg reg rg eg erg er
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  • Spring '16
  • Nayak
  • ball, cricket, International Cricket Council, Marylebone Cricket Club, batsman, wooden stumps

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