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Abraham Benjamin de Villiers (born 17 February 1984), commonly known as AB de Villiers and Mister 360 Degree, also simply known as ABD, is a former South African cricketer who played for the South African national team He is regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.
Adam Craig Gilchrist, AM (born 14 November 1971), nicknamed "Gilly" or "Churchy", is a former Australian international cricketer and former captain of Australian national team.
Allan Anthony Donald (born 20 October 1966) is a former South African cricketer who is now a cricket coach.
Sir Anderson Montgomery Everton Roberts, KCN (born 29 January 1951) is a former Antiguan first-class cricketer.
Apartheid started in 1948 in theUnion of South Africa |year_start.
Deshabandu Pinnaduwage Aravinda de Silva (අරවින්ද ද සිල්වා; born 17 October 1965) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer and former captain.
The ACC Asian Test Championship was a professional Test cricket tournament contested between the Test playing nations of Asia: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
Australasia, a region of Oceania, comprises Australia, New Zealand, neighbouring islands in the Pacific Ocean and, sometimes, the island of New Guinea (which is usually considered to be part of Melanesia).
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
The Australia national cricket team is the joint oldest team in Test cricket history, having played in the first ever Test match in 1877.
In astronomy, axial tilt, also known as obliquity, is the angle between an object's rotational axis and its orbital axis, or, equivalently, the angle between its equatorial plane and orbital plane.
In the sport of cricket, a bail is one of the two smaller sticks placed on top of the three stumps to form a wicket.
Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ, lit. "The country of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ), is a country in South Asia.
In the sport of cricket, batting is the act or skill of hitting the cricket ball with a cricket bat to score runs or prevent the loss of one's wicket.
Batting average is a statistic in cricket, baseball, and softball that measures the performance of batsmen in cricket and batters in baseball and softball.
Robert Andrew Woolmer (14 May 1948 – 18 March 2007) was an international cricketer, professional cricket coach and also a professional commentator.
Bowling, in cricket, is the action of propelling the ball toward the wicket defended by a batsman.
The bowling average is one of a number of statistics used to compare bowlers in the sport of cricket.
Broadcasting is the distribution of audio or video content to a dispersed audience via any electronic mass communications medium, but typically one using the electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves), in a one-to-many model.
The Canada national cricket team is organised by Cricket Canada, which became an associate member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in 1968.
The Canadian cricket team in the United States in 1844 was both the first official international cricket match and the first official international game of any sport.
Christopher Henry Gayle, OD (born 21 September 1979) is a Jamaican cricketer who plays international cricket for the West Indies.
Clive Hubert Lloyd (born 31 August 1944) is a former West Indies cricketer.
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 cricket ball is a hard, solid ball used to play cricket.
Cricket clothing and equipment is regulated by the laws of cricket.
Cricket South Africa (CSA) is the governing body for professional and amateur cricket in South Africa.
Cricket West Indies (CWI), formerly known as West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), is the governing body for cricket in the West Indies (a sporting confederation of over a dozen mainly English-speaking Caribbean countries and dependencies that once formed the British West Indies).
David Clarence Boon MBE (born 29 December 1960) is a former Australian cricketer whose international playing career spanned the years 1984–1996.
The Duckworth–Lewis (D/L) method is a mathematical formulation designed to calculate the target score for the team batting second in a limited overs cricket match interrupted by weather or other circumstances.
The East Africa cricket team represented Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Zambia.
Economy rate is the average number of runs conceded per over in cricket.
Eden Gardens is a cricket ground in Kolkata, India established in 1864.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is the governing body of cricket in England and Wales.
The England cricket team represents England and Wales (and, until 1992, also Scotland) in international cricket.
Ray Illingworth captained the English cricket team in Australia in 1970–71, playing as England in the 1970-71 Ashes series against the Australians and as the MCC in their other matches on the tour.
Engraving is the practice of incising a design onto a hard, usually flat surface by cutting grooves into it.
ESPNcricinfo (formerly known as Cricinfo or CricInfo) is a sports news website exclusively for the game of cricket.
Fielding in the sport of cricket is the action of fielders in collecting the ball after it is struck by the batsman, to limit the number of runs that the batsman scores and/or to get the batsman out by catching the ball in flight or by running the batsman out.
In the sport of cricket, different fielding restrictions are imposed depending on the type of match.
The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.
France was the host of the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris.
The Friends Provident Trophy was a one-day cricket competition in the United Kingdom.
Gaddafi Stadium (قذافی اسٹیڈیم / ALA-LC) is a cricket ground in Lahore, Pakistan.
Garrard & Co.
Gilding is any decorative technique for applying fine gold leaf or powder to solid surfaces such as wood, stone, or metal to give a thin coating of gold.
Glenn Donald McGrath AM (born 9 February 1970) is an Australian former international cricketer, who played all formats of the game for fourteen years.
A Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google's homepages that commemorates holidays, events, achievements, and people.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland competed as Great Britain at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, France.
Gulf News is a daily English language newspaper published from Dubai.
The ICC Champions Trophy was a one day international (ODI) cricket tournament organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC), second in importance only to the Cricket World Cup.
The ICC World Cup Qualifier (previously called the ICC Trophy) is a One Day International (ODI) cricket tournament that serves as the culmination of the qualifying process for the Cricket World Cup.
The ICC World Twenty20 (also referred to as the World T20, and colloquially as the T20 World Cup) is the international championship of Twenty20 International cricket.
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 Indian subcontinent is a southern region and peninsula of Asia, mostly situated on the Indian Plate and projecting southwards into the Indian Ocean from the Himalayas.
International cricket matches are played between teams representing their nations, normally organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the international governing body of cricket.
The Ireland cricket team represents all of Ireland.
James Peter Faulkner (born 29 April 1990) is an Australian cricketer who plays for Tasmania.
The Kensington Oval is a stadium located to the west of the capital city Bridgetown on the island of Barbados.
The Kenya national cricket team has been an associate member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) since 1981; it played its first One Day International in 1996, and its first Twenty20 International in 2007.
Kerry Francis Bullmore Packer, (17 December 1937 – 26 December 2005) was an Australian media tycoon.
Kumar Chokshanada Sangakkara (කුමාර් සංගක්කාර;குமார் சங்கக்கார;born 27 October 1977) is a former Sri Lankan international cricketer and former captain of the Sri Lankan national team.
Lahore (لاہور, لہور) is the capital city of the Pakistani province of Punjab, and is the country’s second-most populous city after Karachi.
Lance Klusener (born 4 September 1971) is a former South African all-rounder cricketer.
Separamadu Lasith Malinga, (සපරමාදු ලසිත් මාලිංග born 28 August 1983) is a professional Sri Lankan cricketer and former ODI and T20I captain for Sri Lanka.
Limited overs cricket, also known as one-day cricket and in a slightly different context as List A cricket, is a version of the sport of cricket in which a match is generally completed in one day, whereas Test and first-class matches can take up to five days to complete.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) was founded at Lord's on 15 June 1909 as the Imperial Cricket Conference, with Australia, England, and South Africa as its founding members.
This page contains a list of links to pages referring to sports broadcasting rights in various countries.
Lord's Cricket Ground, commonly known simply as Lord's, is a cricket venue in St John's Wood, London.
Marlon Nathaniel Samuels (born 5 February 1981) is a Jamaican cricketer who plays internationally for the West Indies in all three formats, and a former ODI captain.
Martin David Crowe (22 September 1962 – 3 March 2016) was a former New Zealand cricketer, Test and ODI captain as well as a commentator.
Martin James Guptill (born 30 September 1986), or Martin Guptill, is a New Zealand international cricketer who plays as the opening batsman in all formats of the game.
A mascot is any person, animal, or object thought to bring luck, or anything used to represent a group with a common public identity, such as a school, professional sports team, society, military unit, or brand name.
The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), also known simply as "The G", is an Australian sports stadium located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
Mitchell Aaron Starc (born 30 January 1990), is an Australian international cricketer who plays for the Australian national team and New South Wales in domestic cricket.
Mohinder Amarnath Bhardwaj (born 24 September 1950) is an Indian former cricketer and current cricket analyst.
Mongoose is the popular English name for 29 of the 34 species in the 14 genera of the family Herpestidae, which are small feliform carnivorans native to southern Eurasia and mainland Africa.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (commonly known as MS Dhoni; born 7 July 1981) is an Indian international cricketer who captained the Indian national team in limited-overs formats from 2007 to 2016 and in Test cricket from 2008 to 2014.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
The New Zealand national cricket team, nicknamed the Black Caps, played their first Test in 1930 against England in Christchurch, becoming the fifth country to play Test cricket.
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.
In the sport of cricket, an over consists of six consecutive balls bowled by a single bowler from one end of a cricket pitch to the batsman at the other end.
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).
In the sport of cricket, two batsmen always bat in partnership, although only one is on strike at any time.
In team sports, a player of the match, man of the match, or player of the game award is often given to the outstanding player in a particular match.
The NatWest Pro40 League was a one-day cricket league for first-class cricket counties in England and Wales.
Prudential plc is a British multinational life insurance and financial services company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Ricky Thomas Ponting, AO (born 19 December 1974), is a former Australian international cricketer, and two-time World Cup winning captain in 2003 and 2007, widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.
A round-robin tournament (or all-play-all tournament) is a competition in which each contestant meets all other contestants in turn.
The Rugby World Cup is a men's rugby union tournament contested every four years between the top international teams.
In cricket, a run is running the length of the pitch, and is a basic means of scoring, as the team with the most runs wins.
Run out is a method of dismissal in the sport of cricket governed by Law 38 of the Laws of cricket.
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar (born 24 April 1973) is a former Indian international cricketer and a former captain of the Indian national team, regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.
Deshabandu Sanath Teran Jayasuriya (සනත් ටෙරාන් ජයසූරිය; born 30 June 1969) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer and a former captain of the Sri Lankan national team.
Shane Keith Warne (born 13 September 1969) is a Australian former international cricketer, and a former ODI captain of the Australian national team.
Simon & Schuster, Inc., a subsidiary of CBS Corporation, is an American publishing company founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard Simon and Max Schuster.
A single-elimination, knockout, or sudden death tournament is a type of elimination tournament where the loser of each match-up is immediately eliminated from the tournament.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
The South African national cricket team, nicknamed the Proteas (after South Africa's national flower, Protea cynaroides, commonly known as the "king protea"), is administered by Cricket South Africa.
South Africa under apartheid was subjected to a variety of international boycotts, including on sporting contacts.
The Sri Lanka national cricket team, nicknamed The Lions, is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test, One-Day International (ODI) and T20 International status.
Strike rate refers to two different statistics in the sport of cricket.
In cricket, the stumps are the three vertical posts that support the bails and form the wicket.
The Summer Olympic Games (Jeux olympiques d'été) or the Games of the Olympiad, first held in 1896, is an international multi-sport event that is hosted by a different city every four years.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
The Ashes is a Test cricket series played between England and Australia.
The ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup is an international cricket tournament organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC) contested by national under-19 teams.
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is a United Nations (UN) program headquartered in New York City that provides humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.
Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards, KNH, OBE (born 7 March 1952), known as Viv Richards, is a former Antiguan cricketer, who represented the West Indies at test and international levels.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
The Bidvest Wanderers Stadium is a stadium situated just south of Sandton in Illovo, Johannesburg in Gauteng Province, South Africa.
The Wankhede Stadium is a cricket stadium in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Wasim Akram (وسیم اکرم|; born 3 June 1966) is a former Pakistani first-class cricketer, cricket commentator and television personality.
The West Indies or the Caribbean Basin is a region of the North Atlantic Ocean in the Caribbean that includes the island countries and surrounding waters of three major archipelagoes: the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles and the Lucayan Archipelago.
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, the wicket is one of the two sets of three stumps and two bails at either end of the pitch.
The wicket-keeper in the sport of cricket is the player on the fielding side who stands behind the wicket or stumps being watchful of the batsman and be ready to take a catch, stump the batsman out and run out a batsman when occasion arises.
The ICC Women's Cricket World Cup is the oldest and most prestigious international women's cricket tournament.
The ICC World Cricket League is a series of international one-day cricket tournaments for national teams without Test status (of Associate status), administered by the International Cricket Council.
A world cup is a global sporting competition in which the participant entities – usually international teams or individuals representing their countries - compete for the title of world champion.
World Series Cricket (WSC) was a break away professional cricket competition staged between 1977 and 1979 and organised by Kerry Packer for his Australian television network, Nine Network.
Yuvraj Singh (born 12 December 1981) is an Indian international cricketer, who plays all forms of the game.
Zebras are several species of African equids (horse family) united by their distinctive black and white striped coats.
The Zimbabwe national cricket team is administered by Zimbabwe Cricket (formerly known as the Zimbabwe Cricket Union or ZCU).
The 1900 Summer Olympics (Les Jeux olympiques d'été de 1900), today officially known as the Games of the II Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that took place in Paris, France, in 1900.
The 1912 Triangular Tournament was a Test cricket competition played between Australia, England and South Africa, the only Test-playing nations at the time.
1962 was the 63rd season of County Championship cricket in England.
1963 was the 64th season of County Championship cricket in England.
The 1969 English cricket season was the 70th in which the County Championship had been an official competition.
The 1975 Cricket World Cup (officially called the Prudential Cup '75) was the first edition of the Cricket World Cup, organised by the International Cricket Conference (ICC) and was the first major limited overs One Day International (ODI) cricket tournament to be held.
The 1979 Cricket World Cup (officially the Prudential Cup '79) was the second edition of the Cricket World Cup and was won by the West Indies.
The 1983 Cricket World Cup (officially the Prudential Cup '83) was the 3rd edition of the Cricket World Cup tournament.
The 1987 Cricket World Cup (officially the Reliance Cup 1987) was the fourth edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup tournament.
The 1992 Cricket World Cup (officially the Benson & Hedges World Cup 1992) was the fifth staging of the Cricket World Cup, organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
The 1996 Cricket World Cup, also called the Wills World Cup 1996 after its official sponsors, ITC's Wills brand, was the sixth Cricket World Cup, organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
The 1999 Cricket World Cup (officially known as ICC Cricket World Cup '99) was the seventh edition of the Cricket World Cup, organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
The 2003 Cricket World Cup (known officially as ICC Cricket World Cup 2003) was the eighth Cricket World Cup, organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
The 2007 Cricket World Cup (officially known as ICC Cricket World Cup 2007) was the 9th edition of the Cricket World Cup tournament that took place in the West Indies from 13 March to 28 April 2007, using the sport's One Day International (ODI) format.
The 2007 ICC World Twenty20 was the inaugural Twenty20 cricket world championship, contested in South Africa from 11 to 24 September 2007.
The 2009 attack on the Sri Lanka national cricket team occurred on 3 March 2009, when a bus carrying Sri Lankan cricketers, part of a larger convoy, was fired upon by 12 gunmen, near Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, Pakistan.
The 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup (officially known as ICC Cricket World Cup 2011) was the tenth Cricket World Cup.
The 2011 Cricket World Cup Final was a One Day International (ODI) match played between India and Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, on 2 April 2011.
The 2011 ICC World Cricket League Division Two was a cricket tournament that took place between 8–15 April 2011.
The 2011–13 ICC World Cricket League Championship (originally named the Intercontinental Cup One-Day) was the first edition of a new limited-overs version of the ICC Intercontinental Cup.
The 2013 ICC Champions Trophy was a One Day International cricket tournament held in England and Wales between 6 and 23 June 2013.
The 2013 ICC World Cricket League Division Three was a cricket tournament which took place from 28 April to 5 May 2013 in Bermuda.
The 2014 ICC World Cup Qualifier was a cricket tournament to decide the final qualification for the 2015 World Cup.
The 2014 ICC World Cricket League Division Four was a cricket tournament which took place from 21 June to 28 June 2014.
The 2014 ICC World Cricket League Division Three was a cricket divisional tournament organised by International Cricket Council.
The 2015 Cricket World Cup (officially known as ICC Cricket World Cup 2015) was the 11th Cricket World Cup, jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand from 14 February to 29 March 2015.
The 2015 ICC World Cricket League Division Two was a cricket divisional tournament organised by the International Cricket Council.
The 2015–17 ICC World Cricket League Championship was the second edition of the limited-overs version of the ICC Intercontinental Cup.
The 2019 Cricket World Cup (officially ICC Cricket World Cup 2019) is the 12th edition of the Cricket World Cup, scheduled to be hosted by England and Wales, from 30 May to 14 July 2019.
The 2023 Cricket World Cup (officially ICC Cricket World Cup 2023) will be the 13th edition of the Cricket World Cup, scheduled to be hosted by India, from 9 February to 26 March 2023.
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