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Howzatt !!! An Introduction to Cricket Avneesh Sud Outline Brief History Rules Demo! Advanced Techniques (Gokul) Outline Brief History Rules Demo! Advanced Techniques (Gokul) A Gentleman’s Game… Marylebone Cricket Club formed in London in 1787 The ‘Home of Cricket’

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outline
Outline
  • Brief History
  • Rules
  • Demo!
  • Advanced Techniques (Gokul)
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Outline
  • Brief History
  • Rules
  • Demo!
  • Advanced Techniques (Gokul)
a gentleman s game
A Gentleman’s Game…
  • Marylebone Cricket Club formed in London in 1787
  • The ‘Home of Cricket’
and a religion
… And A ‘Religion’
  • Fanatic levels of support in South Asia
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Outline
  • Brief History
  • Rules
  • Demo!
  • Advanced Techniques (Gokul)
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Outline
  • Brief History
  • Rules
    • Basics
    • Equipment & Field
    • Players
    • Play: Scoring & Getting Out
    • Winning
  • Demo!
  • Advanced Techniques (Gokul)
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Outline
  • Brief History
  • Rules
    • Basics
    • Equipment & Field
    • Players
    • Play: Scoring & Getting Out
    • Winning
  • Demo!
  • Advanced Techniques (Gokul)
basics
Basics
  • Similar to baseball ( )
  • 2 Teams: 11 players each
    • Batting Team – bats an innings and scores runs
    • Fielding Team – bowls and gets batting team out
  • Reverse roles after an innings
  • Team with most runs wins
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Outline
  • Brief History
  • Rules
    • Basics
    • Equipment & Field
    • Players
    • Play: Scoring & Getting Out
    • Winning
  • Demo!
  • Advanced Techniques (Gokul)
equipment12
Equipment
  • Ball
  • Bat
equipment13
Equipment
  • Ball
  • Bat
  • Wickets ≈ ‘Plate’
    • Stumps
    • Bails
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Equipment
  • Ball
  • Bat
  • Wickets
    • Stumps
    • Bails
  • Protective Gear
    • Helmet, Gloves, Pads,…
field
Field
  • Oval Field ≈ ‘Diamond’
    • No size restrictions, 100-160 yards across
  • Pitch in center ≈ ‘Inside Baselines’

Pitch

pitch
Pitch

Wickets / Stumps ≈ ‘Plate’

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Pitch

Batting Crease ≈ ‘Home Plate’

pitch18
Pitch

Bowling Crease ≈ ‘Pitching Mound’

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Outline
  • Brief History
  • Rules
    • Basics
    • Equipment & Field
    • Players
    • Play: Scoring & Getting Out
    • Winning
  • Demo!
  • Advanced Techniques (Gokul)
players batting team
Players (Batting Team)
  • Batsman (2) ≈ ‘Batter’
    • Striker ≈ ‘Home Base’
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Players (Batting Team)
  • Batsman (2) ≈ ‘Batter’
    • Striker ≈ ‘Home Base’
    • Non-striker ≈ ‘Other Base’
players fielding team
Players (Fielding Team)
  • Bowler (1) ≈ ‘Pitcher’
players fielding team23
Players (Fielding Team)
  • Wicket-Keeper (1) ≈ ‘Catcher’
players fielding team24
Players (Fielding Team)
  • Fielders (9)
    • Wicket-keeper, bowler also fielders
officials
Officials
  • Umpires (2)
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Outline
  • Brief History
  • Rules
    • Basics
    • Equipment & Field
    • Players
    • Play: Scoring & Getting Out
    • Winning
  • Demo!
  • Advanced Techniques (Gokul)
the play one ball
The Play: One ‘Ball’
  • Bowler bowls the ball to striker
  • Striker tries to hit ball with bat
    • Runs scored
    • No runs scored
    • Gets out
scoring runs
Scoring Runs
  • ‘Running’ runs
    • Ball remains inside the field
    • Batsmen run across the pitch
    • Striker ↔ Non-striker
    • Each crossing of pitch = 1 run
    • Score 1, 2, 3 or 4 runs
scoring runs29
Scoring Runs
  • Boundary: 4 runs
    • Ball rolls outside the field
    • Batsmen do not run across
scoring runs30
Scoring Runs
  • Boundary: 6 runs ≈ ‘Home Run’
    • Ball flies outside the field
    • Batsmen do not run across
scoring runs31
Scoring Runs
  • No runs scored
    • Striker misses / Ball goes direct to fielder
    • Batsmen do not run across
getting out
Getting Out
  • ‘Strike Out’
  • ‘Caught Out’
  • ‘Thrown Out’
getting out33
Getting Out
  • Bowled ≈ ‘Strike Out’
    • Ball hits stumps
getting out34
Getting Out
  • Caught ≈ ‘Caught Out’
    • Fielder catches ball before it touches the ground
getting out35
Getting Out
  • Run-out ≈ ‘Thrown Out’
    • Batsmen run across
    • Fielder hits stumps with ball before batsman reaches batting crease
getting out36
Getting Out
  • Leg Before Wicket (LBW)
    • Striker does not hit ball with bat
    • Ball hits striker
    • Ball was going to hit stumps
    • Appeal to Umpire - “Howzatt !!”
getting out37
Getting Out
  • Other Ways
    • Stumped
    • Hit-Wicket
    • Handled Ball
    • Double Hit
    • Timed Out
    • Obstructing the field
  • Only ONE batsman can get out / ball
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Outline
  • Brief History
  • Rules
    • Basics
    • Field & Equipment
    • Players
    • Scoring & Getting Out
    • Winning
  • Demo!
  • Advanced Techniques (Gokul)
test matches
Test Matches
  • Match lasts up to 5 days
  • One innings = (all) 10 batsmen get out
  • Batting team ↔ Fielding team
  • Each team plays (up to) 2 innings
  • Team with maximum runs wins
scorecard a
Scorecard A
  • Englandvs. Australia
    • England (1st innings): 237 all out
    • Australia (1st innings): 412 all out
    • England (2nd innings): 375 all out
    • Australia (2nd innings): 201 for 5
      • 412+201 > 237+375
  • Result: Australia wins by 5 wickets
recap
Recap
  • 2 Teams: 11 players each
    • Batting Team – bats an innings and scores runs
    • Fielding Team – bowls and gets batting team out
  • Reverse roles after an innings
  • Team with most runs wins
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Outline
  • Brief History
  • Rules
  • Demo!
  • Advanced Techniques (Gokul)
references
References
  • MCC: http://www.lords.org/cricket/laws.asp
  • BBC Sports Academy: http://news.bbc.co.uk/sportacademy/bsp/hi/cricket/rules/html/default.stm
  • Antony Hosking: http://www.cs.purdue.edu/homes/hosking/cricket/explanation.htm
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