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Abbas Ali Baig (born 19 March 1939) is an Indian former cricketer who played in 10 Tests between 1959 and 1967.
An all-rounder is a cricketer who regularly performs well at both batting and bowling.
Amritsar, historically also known as Rāmdāspur and colloquially as Ambarsar, is a city in north-western India which is the administrative headquarters of the Amritsar district - located in the Majha region of the Indian state of Punjab.
Angad Singh Bedi (born 6 February 1983) is an Indian film actor and model known for his work in Bollywood and television.
In the sport of cricket, a bouncer (or bumper) is a type of delivery, usually bowled by a fast bowler.
Bowling, in cricket, is the action of propelling the ball toward the wicket defended by a batsman.
The British Raj (from rāj, literally, "rule" in Hindustani) was the rule by the British Crown in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947.
The captain of a cricket team, often referred to as the skipper, is the appointed leader, having several additional roles and responsibilities over and above those of the other players.
Inter-county cricket matches are known to have been played since the early 18th century, involving teams that are representative of the historic counties of England and Wales.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
A Dastaar (ਦਸਤਾਰ, dastāar, from دستار) or pagṛi (ਪਗੜੀ) or pagg (ਪੱਗ), is an item of headgear associated with Sikhism and is an important part of the Sikh culture.
In the sport of cricket, a declaration occurs when a captain declares his team's innings closed and a forfeiture occurs when a captain chooses to forfeit an innings.
The Delhi cricket team is one of the first-class cricket teams based in Delhi, run by the Delhi District Cricket Association, that plays in India's domestic competition, the Ranji Trophy.
Fast bowling is one of the two main approaches to bowling in the sport of cricket, the other being spin bowling.
First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.
Flighting the ball is a manoeuver in which a bowler in cricket deceives the batsman with subtle changes in the speed of delivery using almost identical bowling actions.
The Friends Provident Trophy was a one-day cricket competition in the United Kingdom.
Harbhajan Singh Plaha (born 3 July 1980 in Jalandhar, Punjab, India), commonly known as Harbhajan Singh or simply Harbhajan, is an Indian international cricketer, who plays all forms of the game cricket.
This article describes the history of cricket in India from the 1970–71 season until 1985.
The India national cricket team, also known as Team India and Men in Blue, is governed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), and is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test, One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) status.
The India national cricket team toured Australia in the 1977–78 season to play 5 Test matches.
The Indian spin quartet is the collective name given to the Indian spin bowlers of the 1960s and 1970s: Erapalli Prasanna and Srinivas Venkataraghavan (both off spinners), Bhagwat Chandrasekhar (a leg spinner), and Bishen Singh Bedi (a left-arm spinner).
John Marshall Buchanan (born 5 April 1953 in Ipswich, Queensland) is the former World Cup winning coach of the Australia national cricket team and of Kolkata Knight Riders team in the Indian Premier League.
John Kenneth Lever MBE (born 24 February 1949) is an English former international cricketer who played Test and One-Day cricket for England.
Lancelot Richard Gibbs (born 29 September 1934) is a former West Indies cricketer, one of the most successful spin bowlers in Test cricket history.
Left-arm orthodox spin also known as Slow Left Arm Orthodox spin bowling is a type of Left Arm Finger Off spin bowling in the sport of cricket.
List A cricket is a classification of the limited-overs (one-day) form of the sport of cricket.
The list includes all Indian captains of individual, women's and youth cricket.
Nawab Mansoor Ali Khan, Mansur Ali Khan, or M. A. K. Pataudi (5 January 1941 – 22 September 2011), nicknamed Tiger Pataudi, was an Indian cricketer and former captain of the Indian cricket team.
Deshabandu Muttiah Muralitharan (முத்தையா முரளீதரன், මුත්තයියා මුරලිදරන්; also spelt Muralidaran; born 1972) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer who was rated the greatest Test match bowler ever by Wisden Cricketers' Almanack in 2002.
Neha Dhupia (born 27 August 1980) is an Indian actress and beauty pageant winner.
Northamptonshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
The Northern Punjab cricket team was an Indian domestic cricket team representing the northern part of the Indian state of Punjab during the time of the British Raj and later the northern part of its Indian successor, following the partition of India.
In cricket, a batsman will be not out if he comes out to bat in an innings and has not been dismissed by the end of the innings.
A One Day International (ODI) is a form of limited overs cricket, played between two teams with international status, in which each team faces a fixed number of overs, usually 50.
The Pakistan national cricket team (پاکستان قومی کرکٹ ٹیم), popularly referred to as the Shaheens (شاہینز), Green Shirts and Men in Green, is administered by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
Punjab, also spelled Panjab, was a province of British India.
The Ranji Trophy is a domestic first-class cricket championship played in India between teams representing regional and state cricket associations.
Raymond John Robinson (8 July 1905 – 6 July 1982) was an Australian journalist and author, best known for his writings on cricket.
In the sport of cricket, a batsman may retire from his innings any time when the ball is dead and be replaced by a teammate who is yet to be dismissed.
Sarfraz Nawaz Malik (Punjabi, سرفراز نواز ملک) (born 1 December 1948) is a former Pakistani Test cricketer and politician who discovered reverse swing and was instrumental in Pakistan's first Test series victories over India and England.
Shane Keith Warne (born 13 September 1969) is a Australian former international cricketer, and a former ODI captain of the Australian national team.
Sunil Manohar "Sunny" Gavaskar (born 10 July 1949) is a former Indian international cricketer who played from the early 1970s to late 1980s for the Bombay cricket team and Indian national team.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
Vaseline Also pronounced with the main stress on the last syllable.
The vaseline incident was one of the first publicised 'doctoring' (using unfair means to enhance the swing or seam abilities) of the cricket ball by a bowler, when it was alleged John Lever rubbed Vaseline onto one side of the ball so it would swing better.
The West Indies cricket team, colloquially known as and (since June 2017) officially branded as the Windies, is a multi-national cricket team representing the Caribbean region and administered by Cricket West Indies.
In the sport of cricket, a wide is one of two things.
The Wisden Cricketers of the Year are cricketers selected for the honour by the annual publication Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, based primarily on their "influence on the previous English season".
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (or simply Wisden or colloquially "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the United Kingdom.