This article is about the sport. For the insect, see Cricket (insect).
Put simply batting is the act of hitting the ball with the bat in order to score runs, but there's a lot more to it than that.
A short summary of the game of cricket for beginners
What is Cricket - Fielding Some of the most spectacular sights you'll ever see on a cricket field come from the fielders. Modern fielding is hugely athletic,
A standard cricket field, showing the cricket pitch (brown), close-infield (light green) within 15 yards (13.7 m) of the striking batsman, infield (medium green) inside the white 30 yard (27.4 m) circle, ...
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Leg side’ and ‘off side’ are another two terms that can be confusing if you’re a newcomer to cricket.
For our 'What is Cricket?' series, we begin by explaining the basics of the sport.
Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman's dismissal by South Africa's Quinton de Kock has thrown open a debate about a contentious aspect of cricket: 'fake fielding'
Table of ContentsCricket Field Layout1. Cricket outfield size2.