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Cricket

Cricket is the second most popular sport in the world.

More than a hundred cricket-playing nations are recognised by the International Cricket Council.

The aim of the batting team is to score as many 'runs' as possible - running between the wickets, exchanging ends with a second batsman (the non-striker), who has been waiting near the bowler's wicket. Each completed exchange of ends scores one run, and the match is won by the team that scores more runs. The aim of the bowler's team is to get each batsman out. A player is out if, for example, the bowled ball hits the wicket, or if a fielder catches the ball off the bat before it bounces.

All Stars Cricket

All Stars Cricket is a brand-new initiative from the England and Wales Cricket Board aimed at providing children aged five to eight with a great first experience in cricket.

Women's Softball Cricket Festivals

Six festivals are taking place all around Cumbria at the Women and Girls’ Hub Clubs. The aim is to make them fun and entertaining for everyone involved.

Cricket in your area

There are 54 opportunities listed on the Physical Activity Directory. To view local opportunities please select your local area.


Contacts

Bob Simpson

Director of Cricket

Cumbria Cricket 

T: 01539 560066 
M: 07785 722252

@CumbriaCricket

 

 



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