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Going to a cricket match and cricket world cup ticket prices

Going to a cricket match and cricket world cup ticket prices

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Cricket world cup ticket prices - There are few games like cricket, certainly few that can go on as long. Whilst domestic cricket played between counties is far behind domestic football in terms of popularity, international matches - particularly against Australia in "The Ashes" - are a highlight of the English summer. International matches and world cup tournaments are played at several grounds across the country, including ones in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds. Cricket world cup ticket prices Cricket world cup ticket prices for one day start from around £80 although can go as high as £200, especially if played against host country. A Day at the Cricket Test Match If you decide to go to a test match, then there are a couple of things you should be prepared for in order ...
Different format rules applying to indoor cricket world cup

Different format rules applying to indoor cricket world cup

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Though all forms of indoor cricket world cup are played at the same grounds mainly using the same equipment, there are subtle changes in certain areas. When Test Match Cricket was first played each over consisted of eight legal balls bowled. A legal ball is one that is bowled according to the rules of cricket and is not a 'no-ball' or a 'wide'. The number of legal balls in an over was later reduced to six. What is an Over Currently, in indoor cricket world cup an over is when a bowler bowls six legal balls. If a 'no-ball', that is the bowler over-stepping the mark from behind which he is supposed to release the ball, then the batting side is awarded a run and the ball has to be re-bowled. A wide is when the ball is bowled in such a way that the it is beyond the batsman's reach...
Top 5 Tennis Players of all time – The FAB 5 forever!

Top 5 Tennis Players of all time – The FAB 5 forever!

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Tennis. A game that has been globally popular straight after Cricket and Football takes a soul in playing and even in watching. Most of us have spent their childhood trying to get hold of this of the game and honestly, there is no better physical exercise than playing Tennis. While it's not as strategic as Cricket and it doesn't require as much muscle strength as Football, it's a balanced combination of both which is why it has many spectators. While that is there, there are many legendary tennis players who have been making the game impeccable as it is. Here are the top 5 tennis players of all time. Roger Federer: There can be no question about who as of now merits the title of the best. A record 17 Grand Slam titles - and checking - would be sufficient to present Federer's defense, ye...
Why 42 Games Are Meaningless This Cricket World Cup

Why 42 Games Are Meaningless This Cricket World Cup

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The 11th Cricket World Cup has just kicked off in Australia and New Zealand with 42 meaningless games and seven important ones of course. But why such? Let us consider what we fans saw in the 2007 edition held in West Indies. The tournament turned to be a financial disaster after team India was out from it at early stage. As an aftermath, fans in millions switched off their TV sets. Indian broadcasters lost advertising revenues in millions. This time, to ensure 2007 is not repeated, the tournament is such designed that the big teams stay in, especially the Indian team. With this millions of cricket fans will stick to their TV sets and advertising revenue will boom. The catch here is to make team India stay in the tournament for longest possible time. There are fourteen participan...