Centuries before cricket or baseball were invented, India had gilli-danda

May 12th, 2018|

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More than two millennia before the sports of cricket and baseball were codified, there was a similar game being played in India which later […]

Vintage 11 Series custom cricket cards

May 4th, 2018|

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Vintage 11 series is one of several premium custom cricket card designs that can be unlocked within Starr Cards award-winning Cricket Card Maker for […]

Sideline sports reporters learn the hard way that beanball hazard isn’t limited to players

May 4th, 2018|

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A couple years ago, an Australian news reporter became news himself when he was struck in the head by a runaway skateboard. He joined […]

Kings of Instagram: Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, AB de Villiers tops in followers among cricketers

April 23rd, 2018|

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Sir Donald Bradman may have been the greatest batsman of all time, but his genius on the cricket pitch came eight decades too early […]

No ifs, ands, or butts: Giving the derriere its due across each of the major team sports

April 18th, 2018|

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Outside of Brazil’s annual Miss Bumbum contest, and the occasional quixotic art film, derrieres are rarely mentioned in the mainstream press. This is true […]

Retro 50 Series custom cricket cards

March 18th, 2018|

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Retro 50 series is one of several premium custom cricket card designs that can be unlocked within Starr Cards award-winning Cricket Card Maker for […]

Americans go Down Under to learn what’s inside a Kookaburra cricket ball

March 7th, 2018|

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A few years ago, Lincoln, then a second-grader, and his father, Dan Markham, ordered a cricket ball from Amazon to cut in half for […]

Segway sports: hockey, football, golf, polo, supercross, biathlon and cricket on two wheels

March 4th, 2018|

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Before the Segway PT (personal transporter) made its public debut in 2001, rumors were rampant about the nature of Dean Kamen’s mysterious invention — […]

Heavily-tattooed Ben Stokes is English cricket’s biggest, brashest trash talker

February 28th, 2018|

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For a sport that has long prided itself as a gentleman’s game, spectated by gentlefolk, Ben Stokes salty language on the cricket pitch can […]

Christmas birthdays: Eric Gordon, Alistair Cook and top sports stars born on December 25th

December 25th, 2017|

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Having your birthday fall on Christmas is something of a double whammy. Not only is your special day overshadowed by the birthday of Jeshua […]

Bradman is one bad man in Big Ant Studios’ Don Bradman Cricket video game

November 15th, 2017|

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For those unfamiliar with Sir Donald George Bradman, one might describe the legendary Aussie as the Michael Jordan of cricket. Though really, it is […]

World’s top ten largest sports stadiums by capacity topped by Rungrado May Day Stadium

May 1st, 2017|

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Remarkably, eight of the world’s top ten largest sports stadiums by capacity are college football venues in the United States. However, the biggest of […]