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Cricket, Explained

Some cricket gentlemen.

It’s kinda like baseball except the ball should bounce one time on the way to the batter. And the person delivering the ball gets to have a running start from far far away, if desired. And the batter can hit the ball in any direction - no foul balls.

Finishing a game takes longer than reading Proust, and you have to break for tea at 4 PM.

That summarizes all of the top-level nuances of cricket. Next Week: a detailed explanation of the LBW law.

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