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• The sport of Cricket originated in Great Britain
• The technical term used to name the “pitcher” in Cricket is the Bowler.
• In PE class, batsman must switch after they have scored 5 consecutive runs.
• A run is scored every time the batsmen safely exchange spots.
• If a wicket is knocked over by the batsman they are out.
• The only foul ball in our PE Cricket unit is one that is hit directly backwards.
• The ball must be thrown underhand by the bowler.
• The bowler should attempt to bounce the ball only once into the wickets.
• The batsman must carry the bat with them while switching bases.
• There are no set fielding positions in Cricket like in baseball/softball.
• The technical term used to name the line that the bowler must stand behind is the crease line.