BRIEF HISTORY OF THE CRICKE:
It is a sport that has its beginnings in the Middle Ages
, at that time the children of the communities between Kent and Sussex
(England) played a game similar to cricket.
In the 1550s this game was already practiced in some schools and little by little it spread throughout England.
By the end of the 18th century it was already a national sport
and the Midlesex Country Club (MCC) established the rules and supervised the game until 1969.
SOME CURIOSITIES ABOUT THE CRICKET:
(The Gypsies) founded by former Harrow students, was the first sports club to adopt colors
own, black, red and yellow symbolized the club motto.
– The first world cup was played in 1975 and
today it is the second most played sport on the planet
– Despite being a sport with so many followers
it is not an Olympic sport
. Had a fleeting appearance at the Games
Paris of 1900.
A cricket match between South Africa and England lasted 11 days
and is famous for being one of the matches with the most
duration of sport history.
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