The cricketer W G Grace. He played in the first Test match in England - against Australia in 1880 at the Oval - and scored the first Test century by an English batsman, He died in 1915 - Britain - 1905

The cricketer W G Grace. He played in the first Test match in England - against Australia in 1880 at the Oval - and scored the first Test century by an English batsman, He died in 1915 - Britain - 1905

The most iconic image from the 2005 Ashes series. England have just beaten the Aussies in an absolute classic and Freddie Flintoff consoles Brett Lee when most Englishmen would have liked to have danced naked! Shows that the spirit of Cricket is alive

The most iconic image from the 2005 Ashes series. England have just beaten the Aussies in an absolute classic and Freddie Flintoff consoles Brett Lee when most Englishmen would have liked to have danced naked! Shows that the spirit of Cricket is alive

Queue of greats: Richard Hadlee, Clive Rice, Kapil Dev, Ian Botham, Malcolm Marshall. Taunton, Somerset, 1984.

Queue of greats: Richard Hadlee, Clive Rice, Kapil Dev, Ian Botham, Malcolm Marshall. Taunton, Somerset, 1984.

Phil Hughes ~ RIP. A great cricketer, tragically died after receiving a knock to the back of the head with a ball.

Phil Hughes ~ RIP. A great cricketer, tragically died after receiving a knock to the back of the head with a ball.

Beefy: Sir Ian Botham won in 2004 'for services to cricket'. He played 102 Tests for England. During that time he took 383 wickets, which remains an English record, and scored 5,200 runs

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2010: Lifetime Achievement Award winners

Beefy: Sir Ian Botham won in 2004 'for services to cricket'. He played 102 Tests for England. During that time he took 383 wickets, which remains an English record, and scored 5,200 runs

Beefy: Sir Ian Botham won in 2004 'for services to cricket'. He played 102 Tests for England. During that time he took 383 wickets, which remains an English record, and scored 5,200 runs

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2010: Lifetime Achievement Award winners

Beefy: Sir Ian Botham won in 2004 'for services to cricket'. He played 102 Tests for England. During that time he took 383 wickets, which remains an English record, and scored 5,200 runs

What an iconic moment from the best series of cricket ever played. I remember literally jumping out of my seat when this catch was taken. One of the many occasions that makes you fall in love with sport.

ASHES 2009: The BBC sends 400 to Glastonbury but ignores the battle for the urn

What an iconic moment from the best series of cricket ever played. I remember literally jumping out of my seat when this catch was taken. One of the many occasions that makes you fall in love with sport.

Jacques Kallis dodges a vicious bouncer from Sreesanth circa 2010 via ESPN Cricinfo

Jacques Kallis dodges a vicious bouncer from Sreesanth circa 2010 via ESPN Cricinfo


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Dickie Bird gives his last decision in a Test | Cricket Photo | ESPN Cricinfo

Dickie Bird gives his last decision in a Test | Cricket Photo | ESPN Cricinfo

Shane Warne......like or loathe him.....he is an outstanding cricketer

Shane Warne......like or loathe him.....he is an outstanding cricketer

Brian Lara, one of the best Batsman of all time in the game of Cricket, reaches 400 not out in a single innings! For more, see http://www.betfred.com/

Brian Lara, one of the best Batsman of all time in the game of Cricket, reaches 400 not out in a single innings! For more, see http://www.betfred.com/

The Ashes....that famous cricket trophy which has been fought over between England and Australia since 1882...130 years this year...wow !!

The Ashes....that famous cricket trophy which has been fought over between England and Australia since 1882...130 years this year...wow !!

From the very young age... we start playing Cricket at different locations like streets, gullies, play grounds etc.    We generally talk about Batsman, Bowler, and Wicketkeeper and rest all players considered as fielders.     Here is how we find out each fielder with his standing position on the ground.

From the very young age... we start playing Cricket at different locations like streets, gullies, play grounds etc. We generally talk about Batsman, Bowler, and Wicketkeeper and rest all players considered as fielders. Here is how we find out each fielder with his standing position on the ground.

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