The most played outdoor bat and ball game is Cricket. Cricket is played during 16th century in England which is not popular among the world. Later in 1963 the game is organized and introduced to the world. The cricket is played between two teams each team as 11 players. Cricket is played at the centre of the ground. Cricket is the bat and ball game. The winner in coin toss can choose either batting or fielding. The coin toss will be held between the captains of the team. The rule of the game the player should score more run and the opponent player chase the score. In the field there will 11 players who fields the game and two batsman of the opposite team who score the run within the over. The order of the player is decided before the match and it can be varied according to the circumstances. Cricket is played by hitting the ball bowled by the bowler and fielding the ball.
Cricket is played at the centre of the ground called pitch. Pitch is marked with a white line called wicket line. Another important requirement in playing cricket is stumps. There are three vertical stumps and two horizontal bails to connect the stumps. If the ball hit the stumps then the batsman is out. There are two batsmen at the end of the pitch and runs to score. The cricket game is regulated by the umpires at the field. There will be two umpires standing at the field. The role of the umpire is to decide whether the batsman is out and to check the bowler bowls the ball correctly. Over is to decide how many balls can be bowled in an innings. The one day match as 50 over and each over contain 6 balls. In twenty – twenty matches there are 20 over. The team is structured with 6 batsman and 5 bowlers. For no ball, wide, bye and leg bye there will be extra score. The match ends when the batsmen are caught by the fielders or at the end of over.
The recent news on cricket is world cup match 2015. The cricket world cup is organized by International Cricket Council (ICC) and played at every four years. The first world cup is held in England at 1975. The world cup is between two countries of 50 over that is one day match. The winner of the match goes to next level. The final winner will be rewarded with the cup. Every country are eligible to play world cup and after each round there will be elimination the final stage decides the winner of the game. Trophy is the award for the winner. The trophy is designed in London and the current trophy is made up of silver and as golden globe. The most run scored player in world cup cricket is Sachin Tendulkar. Most wickets taken in world cup cricket is bowler Glenn McGrath. The world cup cricket match is viewed all over the world hence media play the vital role and updates the current news.