The game of cricket has a known history beginning in the late 16th century.
Having originated in south-east England, it became the country's national sport in
Cricinfo's brief history of the game of cricket. ... The origins of cricket lie
somewhere in the Dark Ages - probably after the Roman Empire, almost certainly
Most probably, its name was derived from the Old English cryce, which means “
stick,” and, in its rude form, resembled the 13th century game known as club-ball.
Cricket history is particularly murky and vague as to the exact origins of the game,
it is believed to have been born in England in the late middle ages. Edward III ...
A Brief History of Cricket –. When was Cricket First Played? Cricket had started as
a child's game! This game's origins can be traced to the 16th century. Cricket ...
History The origins of the game of cricket are lost in the mists of time. There is a
reference in the household accounts of Edward I in 1300 of a game like cricket ...
The History of Cricket in the United States. The game is both very British and, to
Americans, very confusing. But it was once our national pastime, and its gaining ...
By the mid-18th cent. the aristocracy had adopted the game. In 1744 the London
Cricket Club produced what are recognizably the rules of modern cricket.
... staff,' and the precursor to cricket may have been the 13th century English
game called club-ball. ... The History of Cricket | Page 1 of 8 | Cricket World Cup ...