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Allan Gibson "AG" Steel (24 September 1858 – 15 June 1914) was a Lancashire and England cricketer, who was reckoned by many in his day to be the equal of the legendary W G Grace.
Sir Alec Victor Bedser CBE (4 July 1918 – 4 April 2010) was a professional English cricketer, primarily a medium-fast bowler.
Alfred Lyttelton KC (7 February 1857 – 5 July 1913) was a British politician and sportsman from the Lyttelton family who excelled at both football and cricket.
Amateur status had a special meaning in English cricket.
In the sport of cricket, an appeal is the act of a player on the fielding team asking an umpire for a decision regarding whether a batsman is out or not.
Arthur Shrewsbury (11 April 1856 – 19 May 1903) was an English cricketer and rugby football administrator.
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.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is the national governing body for cricket in India.
Robert Elliott Storey Wyatt (2 May 1901 – 20 April 1995) was an English cricketer who played for Warwickshire, Worcestershire and England in a career lasting nearly thirty years from 1923 to 1951.
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.
The County Championship, currently known as the Specsavers County Championship for sponsorship reasons, is the domestic first-class cricket competition in England and Wales and is organised by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
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.
Cricket clothing and equipment is regulated by the laws of cricket.
In the game of cricket, the cricket pitch consists of the central strip of the cricket field between the wickets.
David John Richardson (born 16 September 1959 in Johannesburg) is a South African former cricketer and current CEO of the International Cricket Council.
In the sport of cricket, a dismissal occurs when the batsman is out (also known as the fielding side taking a wicket and/or the batting side losing a wicket).
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.
Errol Reginald Thorold Holmes (21 August 1905 at Calcutta – 16 August 1960 in London), was a cricketer who played for Oxford University, Surrey and England.
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.
Arthur Gerald Norcott Brodribb (21 May 1915 – 7 October 1999) was a cricket historian and archaeologist.
Harold Larwood (14 November 1904 – 22 July 1995) was a professional cricketer for Nottinghamshire and England between 1924 and 1938.
Hawk-Eye is a computer system used in numerous sports such as cricket, tennis, Gaelic football, badminton, hurling, Rugby Union, association football and volleyball, to visually track the trajectory of the ball and display a profile of its statistically most likely path as a moving image.
Herbert Sutcliffe (24 November 1894 – 22 January 1978) was an English professional cricketer who represented Yorkshire and England as an opening batsman.
An inswinger is a type of delivery in the sport of cricket.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the international governing body of cricket.
The Journal of the Royal Statistical Society is a peer-reviewed scientific journal of statistics.
The Laws of Cricket is a code which specifies the rules of the game of cricket worldwide.
The leg side, or on side, is defined to be a particular half of the field used to play the sport of cricket.
Leg spin is a type of spin bowling in the sport of cricket.
Marylebone Cricket Club, generally known as the MCC, is a cricket club founded in 1787 and based since 1814 at Lord's cricket ground, which it owns, in St John's Wood, London, England.
The Minor Counties Cricket Championship is a season-long competition in England that is contested by those county cricket clubs that do not have first-class status.
Mohammad Azharuddin is an Indian politician and former cricketer.
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.
Off spin is a type of finger spin bowling in the sport of cricket.
Offside is one of the laws of association football, codified in Law 11 of the Laws of the Game.
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.
Robert Henry Lyttelton (18 January 1854 – 7 November 1939) was an English cricketer who appeared in seven first-class matches between 1873 and 1880.
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.
A switch hit is a modern cricket shot.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
The third umpire (or TV Umpire) is an off-field umpire in international cricket matches who makes the final decision in questions referred to him by the two on-field umpires.
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.
The Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS or DRS) is a technology-based system used in cricket to assist the match officials with their decision-making.
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.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (or simply Wisden or colloquially "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the United Kingdom.