Wednesday, July 18, 2007


Cricket is a game played between two teams comprising of eleven players each. Its origin is in England. It is often referred to as a gentleman's game. There are different forms of cricket played today, namely One-day cricket(50 overs), Test cricket(5 days) and a new form called 20-20(20 overs).

Australia is the defending World Cup Champion. It has won now three times in a row and total of four world championships. Other countries that has won worldcup at least once includes WestIndies, India, Pakistan and Srilanka. Australia retained their worldcup crown in 2007 only by defeating Srilanka in the finals which was held in the WestIndies. Ricky Pointing was the man to lead them in 2007 edition of worldcup.

Dress code for test match cricket is plain white while one day version uses a glamourous colorful dress. The players usually should have different mentality while playing different forms of cricket. One day and 20-20 cricket generally requires attacking mindset while test cricket requires a patience and calm mind.

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