Cricket Types

Cricket is played professionally in many countries around the world. The traditional version of the game is played over five days. There are a few different versions of competitive cricket played over a shorter time period. Here you will find a description of each of these.

Professional

The traditional version of the game, Test Match cricket, has been rivaled in popularity by shorter more spectator friendly versions of cricket in recent years.

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Social Cricket Games

For many cricket superstars, their skills developed early playing in their backyard on at the beach.

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