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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.
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.
In fluid dynamics, Bernoulli's principle states that an increase in the speed of a fluid occurs simultaneously with a decrease in pressure or a decrease in the fluid's potential energy.
Bodyline, also known as fast leg theory bowling, was a cricketing tactic devised by the English cricket team for their 1932–33 Ashes tour of Australia, specifically to combat the extraordinary batting skill of Australia's Don Bradman.
In the sport of cricket, a bouncer (or bumper) is a type of delivery, usually bowled by a fast bowler.
In cricket a boundary is the edge or boundary of the playing field, or a scoring shot where the ball is hit to or beyond that point.
In physics and fluid mechanics, a boundary layer is an important concept and refers to the layer of fluid in the immediate vicinity of a bounding surface where the effects of viscosity are significant.
Bowled is a method of dismissing a batsman in the sport of cricket.
Bowling, in cricket, is the action of propelling the ball toward the wicket defended by a batsman.
In the sport of cricket, the bowling action is the set of movements that result in the bowler releasing the ball in the direction of the batsman.
Brett Lee (born 8 November 1976) is a former Australian international cricketer, who played all three formats of the game.
Caught is a method of dismissing a batsman in the sport of cricket.
Warnakulasuriya Patabendige Ushantha Joseph Chaminda Vaas (born 27 January 1974), more widely known as Chaminda Vaas, is a former Sri Lankan international cricketer, who played all forms of the game, and a former ODI captain.
Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.
Christopher Lance Cairns, ONZM (born 13 June 1970) is a former New Zealand cricketer and former ODI captain, who played for the Black Caps as an all-rounder.
Christopher Mark Wells Read (born 10 August 1978) is a former English cricketer, a wicket-keeper who was the captain of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club.
In the sport of cricket, the corridor of uncertainty is an area where a cricket ball can pitch during a delivery: a narrow line on and just outside a batsman's off stump.
Courtney Andrew Walsh OJ (born 30 October 1962) is a former Jamaican cricketer who represented the West Indies from 1984 to 2001, captaining the West Indies in 22 Test matches.
In the sport of cricket, the crease is a certain area demarcated by white lines painted or chalked on the field of play, and pursuant to the rules of cricket they help determine legal play in different ways for the fielding and batting side.
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.
A cricket bat is a specialised piece of equipment used by batsmen in the sport of cricket to hit the ball, typically consisting of a cane handle attached to a flat-fronted willow-wood blade.
In the game of cricket, the cricket pitch consists of the central strip of the cricket field between the wickets.
Dale Willem Steyn (born 27 June 1983) is a South African cricketer who plays in Tests, T20 Internationals and One Day International cricket for South Africa.
David Valentine Lawrence (nicknamed Syd) (born 28 January 1964, Gloucester, England) is a former English cricketer, who played in five Tests and one ODI for England from 1988 to 1992.
Dennis Keith Lillee, AM, MBE (born 18 July 1949) is a former Australian cricketer rated as the "outstanding fast bowler of his generation".
A dimple (also known as a gelasin) is a small natural indentation in the flesh on a part of the human body, most notably in the cheek or on the chin.
Sir Donald George Bradman, AC (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001), often referred to as "The Don", was an Australian international cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time.
Douglas Robert Jardine (1900 – 1958) was a cricketer who played 22 Test matches for England, captaining the side in 15 of those matches between 1931 and 1934.
Ellyse Alexandra Perry (born 3 November 1990) is an Australian sportswoman who made her debut for both the Australian cricket and the Australian women's national soccer team at the age of 16.
The England cricket team represents England and Wales (and, until 1992, also Scotland) in international cricket.
A cricket team representing England toured Australia in the 1932–33 season.
ESPNcricinfo (formerly known as Cricinfo or CricInfo) is a sports news website exclusively for the game of cricket.
Lieutenant-General Farrakh Khan (12 December 1938 – 25 June 2016), was a three-star rank army general in the Pakistan Army who was notable for his tenureship as the Chief of General Staff (CGS) at the Army GHQ from 1991 to 1994.
Fidel Henderson Edwards (born 6 February 1982) is a West Indian cricketer, who plays all formats of the game.
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.
A full toss is a type of delivery in the sport of cricket.
Glenn Donald McGrath AM (born 9 February 1970) is an Australian former international cricketer, who played all formats of the game for fourteen years.
This is a general glossary of the terminology used in the sport of cricket.
A good length ball is a type of delivery in cricket that pitches at a distance from the batsman that makes it difficult to score runs.
Imran Ahmad Khan Niazi PP, HI (born 5 October 1952) is the Chairman of Pakistan Movement of Justice and the candidate for the Prime Minister of Pakistan in the upcoming Pakistani general election, 2018.
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.
An innings is one of the divisions of a cricket match during which one team takes its turn to bat.
An inswinger is a type of delivery in the sport of cricket.
James Michael "Jimmy" Anderson, (born 30 July 1982) is an English international cricketer who is currently vice-captain of England test team and plays for Lancashire and England, in all forms of the game.
Jeffrey Robert Thomson (born 16 August 1950) is a former Australian cricketer.
Joel Garner (born 16 December 1952), also known as "Big Joel" or "Big Bird", is a former West Indian cricketer, and a member of the highly regarded late 1970s and early 1980s West Indies cricket teams.
Kapil Dev Nikhanj (born 6 January 1959), better known as Kapil Dev, is a former Indian cricketer.
In fluid dynamics, laminar flow (or streamline flow) occurs when a fluid flows in parallel layers, with no disruption between the layers.
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.
The Laws of Cricket is a code which specifies the rules of the game of cricket worldwide.
Leg before wicket (lbw) is one of the ways in which a batsman can be dismissed in the sport of cricket.
A leg cutter is a type of delivery in the sport of cricket.
Leg spin is a type of spin bowling in the sport of cricket.
Leg theory is a bowling tactic in the sport of cricket.
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.
Line and length in cricket refers to the direction and point of bouncing on the pitch of a delivery.
This is a list of all English national cricket captains, comprising all the men, boys and women who have captained an English national cricket team at official international level.
This is a list of Pakistani Test cricketers.
The Magnus effect is an observable phenomenon that is commonly associated with a spinning object that drags air faster around one side, creating a difference in pressure that moves it in the direction of the lower-pressure side.
, Malcolm Denzil Marshall (18 April 1958 – 4 November 1999) was a West Indian cricketer.
The MCC Coaching Manual is the popular name for The MCC Cricket Coaching Book, a manual of cricket skills produced by the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).
Mitchell Guy Johnson (born 2 November 1981) is a former Australian international cricketer, who played all forms of the game until his retirement from international cricket in 2015.
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.
In the sport of cricket a no-ball is a penalty against the fielding team, usually as a result of an illegal delivery by the bowler.
Kulasekara Mudiyanselage Dinesh Nuwan Kulasekara (කුලසේකර මුදියන්සේලාගේ නුවන් කුලසේකර; born 22 July 1982 in Nittambuwa) is a professional Sri Lankan cricketer.
An off cutter is a type of delivery in the game of cricket.
Off spin is a type of finger spin bowling in the sport of cricket.
Off theory is a bowling tactic in the sport of cricket.
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.
An outswinger is a type of delivery in the sport of cricket.
Pakistan (پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia.
The patella, also known as the kneecap, is a thick, circular-triangular bone which articulates with the femur (thigh bone) and covers and protects the anterior articular surface of the knee joint.
Sir Richard John Hadlee (born 3 July 1951) is a New Zealand former cricketer, regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers and all-rounders in cricketing history.
Run out is a method of dismissal in the sport of cricket governed by Law 38 of the Laws of cricket.
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.
Seam bowling is a bowling technique in cricket whereby the ball is deliberately bowled on to its seam, to cause a random deviation.
Shaun Maclean Pollock OIS (born 16 July 1973) is a former South African cricketer and a former captain of all formats.
Shaun William Tait (born 22 February 1983) is a former Australian cricketer.
Shoaib Akhtar (born 13 August 1975) is a former Pakistani cricketer, who played all formats of the game over a fourteen year career.
Simon Peter Hughes (born 20 December 1959, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey), also known as The Analyst is an English cricketer and journalist.
Sledging is a term used in cricket to describe the practice whereby some players seek to gain an advantage by insulting or verbally intimidating the opposing player.
Spin bowling is a bowling technique in cricket and the bowler is referred to as a spinner.
Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.
Steven Thomas Finn (born 4 April 1989) is an English cricketer.
Stuart Christopher John Broad, MBE (born 24 June 1986) is a cricketer who plays Test and One Day International cricket for England.
In cricket, the stumps are the three vertical posts that support the bails and form the wicket.
Swing bowling is a technique used for bowling in the sport of cricket.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
Anthony Robert Lewis CBE (born 6 July 1938) is a former Welsh cricketer, who captained England, became a journalist, went on to become the face of BBC Television cricket coverage in the 1990s, and became president of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).
In fluid dynamics, turbulence or turbulent flow is any pattern of fluid motion characterized by chaotic changes in pressure and flow velocity.
Twenty20 cricket, sometimes written Twenty-20, and often abbreviated to T20, is a short form of cricket.
A Twenty20 International (T20I) is a form of cricket, played between two of the international members of the International Cricket Council (ICC), in which each team faces twenty overs.
In the sport of cricket there are two broad categories of bowlers: pace and spin.
Umar Gul (Urdu:, عمرګل) (born 14 April 1984) is a Pakistani cricketer, who plays all three formats of the game as a right arm fast medium bowler for the Pakistani cricket team.
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.
Unsportsmanlike conduct (also called unsporting behaviour or ungentlemanly conduct or bad sportsmanship or poor sportsmanship) is a foul or offense in many sports that violates the sport's generally accepted rules of sportsmanship and participant conduct.
A vernacular, or vernacular language, is the language or variety of a language used in everyday life by the common people of a specific population.
Waqar Younis Maitla (وقار یونس; born 16 November 1971) is a former Pakistani cricketer and a former Test and ODI captain for Pakistan.
Wasim Akram (وسیم اکرم|; born 3 June 1966) is a former Pakistani first-class cricketer, cricket commentator and television personality.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd (established 1948), often shortened to W&N or Weidenfeld, is a British publisher of fiction and reference books.
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.
In the sport of cricket, a wide is one of two things.
In cricket, a yorker is a ball bowled (a delivery) which hits the cricket pitch around the batsman's feet.
Yuvraj Singh (born 12 December 1981) is an Indian international cricketer, who plays all forms of the game.
The 2007–08 edition of the Commonwealth Bank Series was a One Day International cricket tournament held in Australia.
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