The spectators stare at the batsman, waiting. If he makes this hit, his team will win. If he doesn't, his country will lose. The bowler hurls the ball towards him, and the viewers inhale sharply. He hits it with all his might and... (click read more to find out what happens next)
He hits it with all his might and... it sails high over the heads of the players. The crowd erupts into cheers and yells and screams of victory. They. Had. Won.
Are you staring at your TV screen, waiting in anticipation for the cricket match to start? Or are you constantly checking the online scores? Whatever it is, lots of people are obsessed with the Cricket World Cup. It really id exciting, to be watching a match, rooting for your winning team. You cheer when they win, groan when the don't, but it's obvious, watching a cricket match is exciting and fun.
Since it's the cricket season, here are some fun facts!
You probably know some of them, but maybe not all of them!
1. The only cricketer to play Test cricket for India and England is Saif Ali Khan’s grandfather, Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi.
2. Australia beat England by 45 runs in the first ever cricket Test as well as the Centenary Test in 1977!
3. On the morning of 11/11/11 South Africa needed 111 runs to win at 11:11! Talk about coincidental!
4. Sachin Tendulkar played for Pakistan before India
Have you been watching the matches? Which country are you rooting for? Who do you think will win? Which was your favourite match so far? Make sure you let me know in the comments below!
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