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Indoor Cricket

Indoor Cricket is a fully codified indoor variant of outdoor cricket. The sport originated in Germany, and was later adapted by all cricket playing nations. Indoor cricket retains the basic aspects of the outdoor form, but has several modifications to make it suitable for playing indoors.

The sport is played in an indoor arena, with a  pitch that is of the same size as the outdoor version, with the same equipment. The ball used is slightly softer than a regular cricket ball.

Some of the rules from indoor cricket are:

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Several competitions are conducted for indoor cricket, the most popular of which is the Indoor Cricket World Cup, which is held in two or three year intervals.


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