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
Jul 2, 2015 ... History. Origin. Cricket is believed to have begun possibly as early as the 13th
century as a game in which country boys bowled at a tree stump ...
They say you have to be born into cricket. Me, I love it. An American friend once
described it as “baseball on Valium.” The origins of the game of cricket are lost in
supposedly dates back to the Middle Ages. Between then and now, there have been enough noteworthy teams, matches and moments to fill several volumes. Read on for a look at how the game
began and how it got to where it is today. More »
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.
Mar 22, 2015 ... There are no natural forces which can stop an Englishman from playing a game
of cricket, or enjoying the spectacle offered by historical test ...
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 ...
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 ...