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The Australia national cricket team is the joint oldest team in Test cricket history, having played in the first ever Test match in 1877.
Batting average is a statistic in cricket, baseball, and softball that measures the performance of batsmen in cricket and batters in baseball and softball.
In the terminology of the game of cricket, a beamer (less commonly beam ball) is a type of delivery in which the ball (bowled at a fast pace), without bouncing, passes above the batsman's waist height.
"Beanball" is a colloquialism used in baseball, for a ball thrown at an opposing player with the intention of striking them such as to cause harm, often connoting a throw at the player's head (or "bean" in old-fashioned slang).
Bideford is a historic port town on the estuary of the River Torridge in north Devon, south-west England.
The Honourable Brian Charles Lara, (born 2 May 1969) is a Trinidadian former international 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).
The ICC Cricket World Cup is the international championship of One Day International (ODI) cricket.
The David Shepherd Trophy is awarded annually by the International Cricket Council to the ICC Umpire of the Year.
Devon County Cricket Club is one of twenty minor county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Harold Dennis "Dickie" Bird, (born 19 April 1933, Staincross, West Riding of Yorkshire, England) is a retired English international cricket umpire.
The Elite Panel of ICC Umpires is a panel of cricket umpires appointed by the International Cricket Council to officiate in Test matches and One Day Internationals around the world.
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.
Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day in Western superstition.
A full toss is a type of delivery in the sport of cricket.
Gloucestershire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Instow is a village in north Devon, England.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the international governing body of cricket.
Kingston is the capital and largest city of Jamaica, located on the southeastern coast of the island.
Knocking on wood – in Britain and Australia the phrase is touch wood – is an apotropaic tradition of literally touching, tapping, or knocking on wood, or merely stating that one is doing or intending to do so, in order to avoid "tempting fate" after making a favourable observation, a boast, or declaration concerning one's own death or other unfavorable situation beyond one's control.
List A cricket is a classification of the limited-overs (one-day) form of the sport of cricket.
This is a list of cricket umpires who have officiated at least one One Day International (ODI) match.
This is a list of cricket umpires who have officiated at least one Test match.
Lord's Cricket Ground, commonly known simply as Lord's, is a cricket venue in St John's Wood, London.
A merchant navy or merchant marine is the fleet of merchant vessels that are registered in a specific country.
The Minor Counties are the cricketing counties of England and Wales that are not afforded first-class status.
Nelson is a piece of cricket slang terminology and superstition.
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.
Old Trafford, known for sponsorship reasons as Emirates Old Trafford, is a cricket ground in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England.
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.
Oxford University Cricket Club (OUCC), which represents the University of Oxford, has always held important or first-class status and is classified as an important team by substantial sources from 1827 to 1894; classified as an official first-class team from 1895 by Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and the County Championship clubs; and classified as a List A team in 1973 only.
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).
A postmaster is the head of an individual post office.
Saqlain Mushtaq (Urdu: ثقلین مشتاق) (born 29 December 1976) is a former Pakistani cricketer, who played Tests and ODIs for 9 years in international arena.
The Second XI Championship is a season-long cricket competition in England that is competed for by the reserve teams of those county cricket clubs that have first-class status.
Simon James Arthur Taufel, (born 21 January 1971 in St Leonards, New South Wales), is a retired Australian cricket umpire who was earlier a member of the ICC Elite umpire panel.
St Luke's Campus is a small university campus which is part of the University of Exeter.
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 Park Community School is a mixed 11–16 state comprehensive school in Barnstaple, Devon, England.
In cricket, an umpire (from the Old French nompere meaning not a peer, i.e. not a member of one of the teams, impartial) is a person who has the authority to make decisions about events on the cricket field, according to the Laws of Cricket.
Waqar Younis Maitla (وقار یونس; born 16 November 1971) is a former Pakistani cricketer and a former Test and ODI captain for Pakistan.
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.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (or simply Wisden or colloquially "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the United Kingdom.
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).