Monday, February 14, 2011



1. Cricket grew out of the many ---------------- games played in England about ------------- years ago.
2. What is the meaning of the word 'bat'?
3. What did the people do on Sunday instead of going to church?
4. What was the kind of cricket bat used till the middle of the eighteenth century?
5. Why was this type of bat used?


6. The -------------- and ---------------- history of England in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, shaped the game and gave cricket its unique nature.
7. What are the differences between cricket and other games which make cricket a unique game?
8. What is the difference between cricket and football?
9. What is the difference between cricket and baseball?
10. What is the length of the pitch?
11. Describe the different dimensions of cricket grounds quoting examples.
12. When were the 'Laws of Cricket' published?
13. What are the laws stated in the 'Laws of Cricket'?
14. How many umpires are needed?
15. Describe the stumps.
16. Describe the cricket ball.
17. When and where was the first cricket club formed?
18. What do you know of the MCC revision of the laws of cricket?
19. How did the styles of bowling change?
20. What were the changes made to the ball?
21. When was the first leg before law published?
22. What were the changes made to the game in the nineteenth century?
23. What are the special features of cricket that made the game favourite of the villagers?
24. What do you know of the dispute regarding boundaries?
25. Cricket has changed, yet fundamentally remained true to its origins. Explain.
26. Explain how the bat and ball are made. Explain the changes that have been made in making the bat and ball.
27. What is the difference regarding tools between golf, tennis and cricket?
28. What kind of bat did Dennis Lillee want to play with? What was the result?
29. How has technology changed / influenced cricket?


30. How did the game of cricket reflect the nature of England life?
31. Who paid the professionals?
32. Why did not the professionals get employment throughout the year?
33. State the differences between amateurs and professional players.
34. Why do the laws of cricket always give the benefit of doubt to the batsmen?
35. Why was the captain of cricket team generally a batsman?
36. When was the English cricket team led by a professional at first? Who was that captain?
37. Battle of Waterloo was won on the --------------------------.
38. What do you know of the importance of the school of Eton and its connection with cricket?
39. On what grounds were the boys trained in the school of Eton?
40. Who was Thomas Arnold?
41. How did Thomas Arnold use the games of cricket and rugby to train the boys?
42. How did cricket boost up the self image of the English elite?
43. Write notes on the Napoleanic war and its connection with English people and cricket.


44.Playing cricket became a sign of ------------- and ----------- status.
45. Why were the Afro Caribbean population discouraged from participating in the game?
46. When was the first non-white club established in the West Indies?
47. Where did the West Indies play cricket? Where did the whites in the West Indies play cricket?
48. How was cricket viewed in the Caribbean?
49. --------------- and ------------------ were the political leaders  considered cricket as a chance for self respect and international understanding.
50. How did cricket help to make West Indies and the whites equal?
51. What were the two ironies connected to the victory of West Indies over the whites in 1950?
52. When was a national team given the right to represent India in a test match?
53. On what basis do cricket fans take sides?

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