Cricket Essay Examples

  • Honors English Letter

    1101 words - 5 pages

    Cricket is a game played between two teams, generally of 11 members each. In essence, it is single combat, in which an individual batsman does battle against an individual bowler, who has helpers known as fielders. The bowler propels the ball with a straight arm from one end of the 22-yard pitch in an attempt to dismiss the batsman by hitting a target known as the wicket at the other end, or by causing the batsman to hit the ball into the air into a fielder’s grasp, or by inducing one of a number of other indiscretions. The batsman attempts to defend the wicket with the bat and to score runs –

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    Big Bazzar Case

    4748 words - 19 pages

    Building Retail Brands: Brands are built in different ways. Through cult following like the one associated with Harley Davidson or through the Keep Walking catchline by Johhny Walker. True, in all the cases, the product and its utility is important. But the way the product is cultivated in the minds of the consumers is also equally important. Harley Davidson is entrenched in the minds of generation not because the bikes they manufacture is the best in the world, but because of the aura that has been built around it, which millions look up to. Johhny Walkers’ Keep Walking has Roberto Baggio de

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    1095 words - 5 pages

    Former batting ace Sunil Gavaskar [Images] says India will progress a lot on the sports front if every Olympic discipline is turned into a viable career option. "In the last Olympics [Images], in 2008, we (India) had a gold medal in shooting. Of course, (Abhinav) Bindra was fortunate to have access to personal and family resources and was able to spend on training; we had two other individual medals also," Gavaskar said. "But this has been really a hit and miss thing. If you make every sport in our country a viable career option you will see the difference. I think India will blast throu

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    15253 words - 62 pages

    Simpler subsidy maths to jazz up ONGC, IOC floats Simpler subsidy maths to jazz up ONGC, IOC floatsThe new system will benefit institutional investors, whom the government will be wooing when shares of ONGC, IOC will be sold next year. [Read More] | India can help create jobs in the US: Sam Pitroda India can help create jobs in the US: Sam PitrodaNational Knowledge Commission Chairman Sam Pitroda said Friday India can help create jobs in the US by providing alternative training. [Read More] | Greed Street: Where is the Harshad Mehta movie? Greed Street: Where is the Harshad Mehta movie?I

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    Rise In Prise

    1420 words - 6 pages

    ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Schedule - Cricket World Cup 2011 Venue Author: Administrator Saved From: Here is an article on the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2011. This information will keep you updated about ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Schedule, Cricket World Cup 2011 Venue and Cricket World Cup 2011 Teams. ICC Cricket World cup 2011 is going to be hosted in 3 countries of Sub-Continent: India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The former BCCI president, Sharad Pawar is the chairman of World cup organizing committee. Fixtures of ICC World C

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    Takeover Of Raasi Cements

    3152 words - 13 pages

    Takeover of Raasi Cements by India Cements Introduction In January 1998 there was an unusual press conference at Hyderabad's Hotel Viceroy. Seventy-seven-year-old B.V.Raju, (Raju) vice-chairman of the Hyderabad (India) based Raasi Cements (Raasi) mobilized all his daughters, sons-in-law, and grandchildren in a display of family unity. "We are one united family and will ward off any takeover threats. I am a humble, simple man who has always maintained a low profile. But when it comes to fighting, I shall not be found wanting,1" he declared. Raju's comments came in response to reports t

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    9975 words - 40 pages

    Cricket Cricket is a bat-and-ball team sport. Many variations exist, with its most popular form played on an oval-shaped outdoor arena known as a cricket field at the centre of which is a rectangular 22-yard (20.12 m) long pitch that is the focus of the game. A game (or match) is contested between two teams of eleven players each. One team bats, trying to score as many runs as possible while the other team bowls and fields, trying to dismiss the batsmen and thus limit the runs scored by the batting team. A run is scored by the striking batsman hitting the ball with his bat, running to the opp

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    1752 words - 8 pages

    understand I wish we could do something what if you get a disease? what if you get shot? can you calm down? I have a hard time understanding they ask my father to help he doesn't want to go he hasn't made up his mind This article is about the sport. For the insect, see Cricket (insect). For other uses, see Cricket (disambiguation). "Cricketer" redirects here. For other uses, see Cricketer (disambiguation). Cricket Pollock to Hussey.jpg A bowler bowling to a batsman. The paler strip is the cricket pitch. The two sets of three wooden stumps on the pitch are the wickets. The tw

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    3 Mistake Of My Life

    1558 words - 7 pages

    The 3 Mistakes of My Life introduction:-The 3 Mistakes of my Life is the third novel written by Chetan Bhagat. The book was published in May 2008 and had an initial print-run of 420,000.[1] The novel follows the story of three friends and is based in the city of Ahmedabad in western India. This is the third best selling novel by Chetan Bhagat, making him the best selling English Novelist in India's history. Synopsis:-The novel,is based on fake events, is set in the years 2000-2005, when a young boy in Ahmedabad called Govind dreams of starting a business.[2] To accommodate his friends Ishaa

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    2076 words - 9 pages

    Sourav Ganguly :A Case Study in Leadership Twelve Most important Achievements Of Sourav Ganguly As a Captain Of The Indian Cricket Team 1. When he took over the captaincy after the match-fixing expose in 2000, he quickly proved to be a tough, intuitive and uncompromising leader. It was a very tough time both for the Indian cricket and Sourav taking over as captain.. Sourav was appointed as captain when Sachin Tendulkar, shocked everyone by stepping down from his captaincy after India’s disastrous tour Down Under in 1999. As vice captain to Tendulkar, Sourav was the most obvious choice. Bu

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    2687 words - 11 pages

    The Advantages and Disadvantages of Reading the Newspaper 1 There are many advantages and disadvantages of reading the newspaper. Newspapers are one of the traditional mediums used by businesses, both big and small alike. People read newspaper to find out information, news, and what going on around there world. However, there are many pro and con about reading the newspaper. The advantages of reading the newspaper are good in many ways. For instance, you can increase you neologies by reading the newspaper. You can also find information around world. In addition, many

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    Education Fair

    1496 words - 6 pages

    Dear Madam / Sir Greetings from WIN! Thank you for the time you spared for me during our tele-con today. It is a privilege to introduce Win Exposition & Media Pvt. Limited as South Asia’s leading organizer of high-end events, exhibitions, seminars and conferences.After twelve years of successful operation in several educational projects, events & publications, WIN is launching complete marketing solution consisting for following product and service lines to cater the needs of Education Industry.  1. Institutes & Consultants Conference  2. Admission Expo   3. Internation

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    1257 words - 6 pages

    THE JAM SAHIB OF NAWANAGAR: by A.G.GARDINER (Alfred George Gardiner (1865 - 1946) was a British journalist and author) The last ball (It is the end of the cricket season) has been bowled, the bats have been oiled and put away, and around Lord's (the world -famous cricket ground in London) the grandstands are deserted and forlorn. We have said farewell to cricket. We have said farewell, too, to cricket's king. The game will come again with the spring and the new grass and the burgeoning trees. But the king will come no more. For the Jam Sahib is forty, and, alas, the Jam Sahib is fat. An

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    5800 words - 24 pages

    Welcome Guest Sign In | Register | Popular: ICC rankings | Alastair Cook | Imran Khan | Twitter Sign In xEmailPassword Remember meForgot Password? Series Series England v India Sri Lanka v Australia Zimbabwe v Bangladesh County Cricket ICC Intercontinental Cup More current and future series Countries Countries Australia Afghanistan Other Countries Bangladesh Canada Women's Cricket England Ireland ICC India Kenya Beyond the Test World New Zealand Netherlands Pakistan Scotland South Africa USA Sri Lanka

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    Don Bradman

    1472 words - 6 pages

    Donald Bradman Sir Donald Bradman often refered to as The Don,was an Australian cricketer, widely acknoledged as the greatest batsmen of all time. Bradman was born on the 27 of August 1908 in Cootamundra NSW. Bradman practised batting constantly during his youth. He invented his own solo cricket game, using a cricket stump for a bat, and a golf ball for a cricket ball. A water tank, mounted on a curved brick stand stood on a paved area behind the family home. When hit into the curved brick facing off the stand, the ball rebounded at high speed and different angles and Bradman would attempt

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    1140 words - 5 pages

    Sports have been an important part of Jamaica since the time of the island's native people, the Taínos.  Athletics have since been replaced by the sporting customs of the island's British colonizers, and games such as cricket and football (soccer) dominate today. Still, there are plenty of other games to watch and play on this beautiful island. Cricket Cricket, long revered in England as a gentleman's sport, was first played in Jamaica by the upper classes. Unlike football, a game for the masses, cricket was reserved for the elite and had a reputation as being a game that exemplified English

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    1524 words - 7 pages

    Pinocchio : A New Journey. Once upon a time, there was an interesting story about a boy who was studying in UITM Perlis. His name is Pinocchio. He was a new student in the university who was taking Diploma in Geomatic Science. He chose this course because he wanted to continue his childhood dream. When he was still in school, Pinocchio always asked his father, “Can I be famous because of my job? I want to make everyone knows about me. I want to show to the world that I can be a successful man.” “Yes, you can son. I know you will be a successful person when you grow up. But you must be brave

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    Cricket Has Robbed The Gl Ory Of All Other Sports

    1474 words - 6 pages

    Cricket has robbed the glory of all other sports Let us emphasize on one important term here GLORY .The Websters comprehensive dictionary defines glory as something that is a source of fame and admiration . What better way to achieve both these subordinate terms than a sport with over a 100 million viewers on satellite tv , over thousands of people thronging stadiums to watch this sport and a fan following of over a billion people.Yes, cricket. Honorable judges ,teachers and my esteemed audience I am F7 here to speak on the topic "Cricket has robbed the glory of all other sports "and I am for

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    1189 words - 5 pages

    Match No. | Date & Day | Time | Team 1 | Team 2 | Venue | 1 | 4th April, Wednesday | 8 p.m. | Chennai Super Kings | Mumbai Indians | Chennai | 2 | 5th April, Thursday | 8 p.m. | Kolkata Knight Riders | Delhi Daredevils | Kolkata | 3 | 6th April, Friday | 4 p.m. | Mumbai Indians | Pune Warriors India | Mumbai | 4 | 6th April, Friday | 8 p.m. | Rajasthan Royals | Kings XI Punjab | Jaipur | 5 | 7th April, Saturday | 4 p.m. | Royal Challengers Bangalore | Delhi Daredevils | Bangalore | 6 | 7th April, Saturday | 8 p.m. | Deccan Chargers | Chennai Super Kings | Vizag | 7 | 8th Apri

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    Globalisation Of Cricket

    3161 words - 13 pages

    The Globalisation of Cricket Cricket emerged as a proudly traditional imperial game that was introduced by English colonials all around the world. It was played in colonies so that it might provide a basic model of sportsmanship and an example of how behaviour should be conducted. (Nandy 1989) It was believed that the game nurtured British values and so was encouraged throughout the British colonies. As a result, the game spread across the globe in accordance with the growth of the British Empire. The colonials would play against the natives and winning was a way for the imperials to remain

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