Cricket, Injuries in

The game of cricket, which originated in England, is played on a grass oval field by two teams. Cricket injuries are documented as far back as 1751, when a prince in England was killed by a cricket ball striking his head.

Game Description

Each team (with 11 players) takes a turn “at bat,” during which time two of its players attempt to protect wooden “wickets” placed at the end of the batsman's crease located in the field center. The batsmen are supplied with broad cricket bats made of willow, considerably ...

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