Cricket Purpose and Rules

Cricket Purpose and Rules

When talking cricket, one has to be careful because there are now so many forms of the game (and new mutations are a daily affair) that, in this regard,  the game could be easily compared to COVID and the cure thereof. The biggest supporters of the game come from the...
Cricket The Queen of Recreational Activities?

Cricket The Queen of Recreational Activities?

I have played cricket, not very successfully, since childhood. How does one describe the game? The first description of the game that I remember was that given by Wrex Tarr, a Rhodesian comic, who called it a “White Man’s Rain Dance”. His explanation went as follows...
Cricket – the Queen of recreational activities?

Cricket – the Queen of recreational activities?

  I dont recall exactly when I started playing cricket. However, my early recollection was when I was at Treverton Preparatory School outside Mooi River, which is still operating today. In my last year at this school, I played in the second cricket team. Anton...
Cricket is much more than just a game.

Cricket is much more than just a game.

  When South Africa was re-admitted to world cricket, the first game was against India in November 1991. The game was played at Eden Gardens, India when over 90,000 watched this match. Every shot, every spin, every pace, every swing, every six, every four, every...