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    Could you explain Professional Cricket to someone?

    Could you explain Professional Cricket to someone who has no idea what it is?


    I literally have 0 idea what these guys are doing, why matches can take up to days to finish, what the scoring/point of running back and forth/etc means




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    Re: Could you explain Professional Cricket to someone?

    I tried reading a Wikipedia article on it once. Even then it didn't make sense.


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    Re: Could you explain Professional Cricket to someone?

    Does this require a poll? You know it's going to be overwhelmingly "No" because nobody in the US plays cricket.

    EDIT: And yes, I did vote "no".


    Last edited by CtownCyclone; 07-31-2012 at 11:03 AM. Reason: Voted!

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    Re: Could you explain Professional Cricket to someone?

    I don't understand cricket at all. All I know is that India v. Pakistan is a pretty big deal.



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    Re: Could you explain Professional Cricket to someone?

    These are the only things I know about cricket:

    One guys pitches to another guy
    Guy being pitched to has a flat-faced "bat"
    Guy being pitched to wears shin guards & a helmet
    Guy being pitched to tries to hit ball



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    Re: Could you explain Professional Cricket to someone?

    I watched about 10 min of Judo in the last 2 days. If someone can explain that to me, I'd be much obliged.


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    Re: Could you explain Professional Cricket to someone?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye11en1 View Post
    I watched about 10 min of Judo in the last 2 days. If someone can explain that to me, I'd be much obliged.
    Other than the wardrobe malfunction, I have no idea what is going on in that either.

    Edit: Yeah, google Olympic Judo Wardrobe Malfunction




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    Re: Could you explain Professional Cricket to someone?

    Something about a wicket and a googly, that's about all I got.




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    Re: Could you explain Professional Cricket to someone?

    I also don't understand Rugby, but it's entertaining.




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    Re: Could you explain Professional Cricket to someone?

    No but here's a jerusalem cricket instead




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    Re: Could you explain Professional Cricket to someone?

    Quote Originally Posted by CLONECONES View Post
    Other than the wardrobe malfunction, I have no idea what is going on in that either.

    Edit: Yeah, google Olympic Judo Wardrobe Malfunction
    ew, damn you

    And I'm the lone yes vote so far, in that I know the pitcher is trying to knock down the sticks behind the batter, you get 1 run for running back and forth on the pitch, and 6 runs for batting the ball in the air over the rope ring the encircling the pitch. Each "inning" is an "over" and there are lots and lots of overs.


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    Re: Could you explain Professional Cricket to someone?

    Yes, but only because I did a project on it in elementary school.


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    Re: Could you explain Professional Cricket to someone?

    I know nothing about cricket other than the fact that you get to wear awesome white clothes and swing a fraternity paddle thingy.


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    I can't personally but know people who could.


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    Re: Could you explain Professional Cricket to someone?

    So are there "balls and strikes" from the pitcher?



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