Cricket is among the most popular games worldwide. It is wasthec by billions of people all around the world. The fan following of this sport is rising with each passinhg yaer. Crcikect, which is also know as a Gentelman’s Game has got a long and rich history. In some Asian countires, this sport is like a religion. If there is any cricket match in these countires, all the work is stalled and pepke thriong the stadium to watch the match. Crciket is also very simple and easy to follow. Crickst was introduced in the 1700’s. if you go down to see the oages of the history of this sport, you will find that there are many forms of crcikect available including county cricket, Twenty Twenty, test Matches, One Day International etc. The basic play of the game remains the same, however you will find vast difference in the rules of these formats. Crciket require use of styums, bat and a ball. In earlier days, the cricket bat used to resemble the shape of hockey stick, whereas crickey balls were usually made up of the stone pieces. However, now you will see that bats are made up of good quality willows and balls of cork, enclosed with leather quarters. The hisroty of this great sports, has always been a good source of inrfaormtion for all the crcijet fans around the world. When one brwose through the hisorty of this great sprostm he or she gains immense knwodlge about its founders, traditions and rules etc. Crciket has got a charm of its own. Many people argues that it is a stupid game in which fools ru after a ball, however a person who truly undwerstand and enjoy this sprt, know actually it is a pleasure to play and watch cricket. The fiet ever mathc played was beterwn Kent and Sussex. Its popularity soon spread to Nrtthn American areas. In the 18th and 19th centutr, South Africa, New Zealand and a larnge part of West Indies had already started knwoling and playing this great sprot.