Cricket Wallpapers 2017
Cricket season 2017 started with Pakistan in Australia series 2016-17, England in India series 2016-17. Sri Lanka in South Africa series and KFC Big Bash League (BBL) also started in 2016-17.Lets take a look at the best captured moments of cricket in Cricket Wallpapers 2017. Hope you enjoy it.
More About Cricket
Cricket is a game played with bat and ball. In early days of cricket, it was not played under specific rules and regulations. However, with the development and increasing fame of the game. Rules and regulations were developed for this game. Both teams of cricket match comprise of 11 players each. Containing a mixed proportion of players. That is batsmen, bowlers, all-rounders and wicket keeper. Modern day cricket is much more different from traditional cricket. This is due to its changed dimensions.
The rules for playing this games evolved. As this game populated around the world. The first recognizable rule change was introduction of overarm bowling in 1864. Now a days, international cricket council (ICC) and Marylebone cricket club (MCC) regulate the rules of the game. England and Australia played the first test match in the history of the game. At Melbourne in 1877. When Australia won. And when they won again at the Oval in 1882. In 20th century cricket spread all over the world. Teams like India, Pakistan, West Indies and Sri Lanka started playing professional cricket.
Evaluation of Cricket
Australia and England played the first ODI on 5 January 1971. At the Melbourne Cricket Ground. In this ODI bowlers bowled 8 deliveries in each over. From there on, 11 cricket world cups have been played. From which Australia won 5 times. Along with West Indies 3 times, India 2 times and Sri Lanka and Pakistan have won one day international world cup 1 time each team. By the time, commercialization took place in the game of cricket. Which lead towards the shorter format of the game. Know as Twenty Twenty or T20. England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) introduced it at the professional level in 2003. For the inter-county competition in England and Wales. T20 game is restricted to 20 overs.
Cricket has become industry these days. With the introduction of T20, the game is reduced to 3 hours. Therefore, more people take interest in the game. As a result leading to huge amount of revenue for the sponsors. Introduction of league cricket attracts more sponsors. Today many nations play cricket leagues are around the globe. Including IPL, PSL, BBL and CPL. T20 became a huge entertainer. Allowing advertisers also to make big bucks. The sub-continental teams such as India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka introduced modernization in cricket skill. Television trademarked cricket’s public base. Cricket grasped through this media to the rural areas. Transnational television companies create an inclusive market for cricket. Cricket became globalized. Since subcontinent had the largest viewership for the game. Therefore, the game concentration lifted to South Asia.