Cricket: Definition, Rules & History


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In the game of cricket, which of the following is NOT a way that a batter might be out?

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1. In the game of cricket, a wicket is made of which two parts?

2. Cricket is the national summer of sport of _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Pull up these study tools to test what you know about the basics of cricket. Answer multiple-choice questions on key areas such as the ways a batter might be out in cricket and the two parts that make up a wicket.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • Place where cricket is a national summer sport
  • Traditional form of cricket
  • Number of players on a traditional cricket team

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you know the most important information from the lesson on cricket basics, including the two parts of a wicket
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the number of players per team in cricket
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a traditional form of cricket and the ways a batter can be out during the course of a game

Additional Learning

You can learn more about the game of cricket with the accompanying lesson called Cricket: Definition, Rules & History. The following key areas will be studied:

  • Origins of cricket
  • Game setup
  • The makeup of the pitch
  • Overs/scoring