Gerry rescues Chorley 2nds

Gerry rescues Chorley 2nds

This week saw Darwen travel to the mighty Windsor Park in a game that was a bit of a dead rubber but still a chance for some late season runs/wickets. Jack Bentham volunteered to take a turn scoring as he is still recovering from his bout of new monia, not to be confused with the old monia he had a couple of years back. Mawdy as per lost the toss,…

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Windsor Park work well underway

Windsor Park work well underway

THE depths of winter might be approaching, but we are already looking forward to next season at Windsor Park as progress continues apace on the revamped changing and pavilion area. To ensure the work is completed in good time for next season, demolition of the old bar was completed just days after the final game of the 2013 season. That game, a home first team clash against Fleetwood, was marked…

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Ben Duckett Suspended for Pouring Drink Over Jimmy Anderson

Ben Duckett Suspended for Pouring Drink Over Jimmy Anderson

England’s Ashes tour plunged to a new low on Saturday after the Lions batsman Ben Duckett was expelled from the weekend’s tour match in Perth and left facing punishment for pouring a pint over bowler James Anderson in a bar in Perth. The incident did not involve any members of the public or the police. The incident might seem insignificant, but it left the head coach Trevor Bayliss furious, not…

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Best Cricket Grounds in the UK

Best Cricket Grounds in the UK

It is not an easy task to choose the best of so many great cricket venues. In comprising this list, we took into account the history, atmosphere, aesthetics, as well as the quality of facilities. Lord’s, London Lord’s is the home of cricket and for this reason it simply has to be at the top of our list. It is a ground filled with tradition, culture and history, with some…

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Rules of Cricket

Rules of Cricket

Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players on a large, grassy, oval field. At the centre of the cricket ground is the pitch with two targets, one on each end of the pitch. These targets are called wickets and they consist of three stumps and two bails. Stumps are vertical wooden posts, 28 inches (71.1 cm) tall, hammered into the ground. Bails are two smaller…

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