WG GRACE FATHER OF CRICKET

WG GRACE FATHER OF CRICKET

WILLIAM GILBERT GRACE WG Grace,(18 July 1848–23 October 1915) was an English amateur cricketer who was prominent in the development of the sport and is widely regarded one of its greatest-ever players. William Gilbert WG Grace was ‘born in the atmosphere of cricket’. He spent almost every possible minute of his life playing cricket (or telling …

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The history of cricket

THE HISTORY OF CRICKET

The sport of cricket has a known history, beginning in the 16th century. The game originated in England, among shepherds using their crooks as bats, and the earliest wickets may well have been narrow sheep pens. The earliest men’s games that were officially recorded (from law court records) were played in southeast England in the …

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