Cricket: The (real) game with a bat and a ball


It used to be the national game of the United States. The game includes a bat and a ball. And 11 men try their hardest to strike out the guy with the bat.

No, it’s not baseball.

The rest of the world calls it cricket, arguably the most popular game in the world after football (no, not the one with the pigskin, the one Americans call “soccer”).

more at washingtonpost

From Pete, Bristol: “Been watching the updates from a screen above my hospital bed. I had to have surgery on Christmas Day but this has more than made up for it. I’d grin if my jaw wasn’t broken.”


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