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Cricket is a fantastic sport that appeals to every individual whether you enjoy playing slow or explosive games.

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AS and A Level Contemporary Studies

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ATEEQ RASHID

P.E

ASSIGNMENT 2

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Galligan, F, (2000) Advanced PE For Edexcel, Heinemann Educational Publishers.

Wesson, K, (1998) Sport And PE, Scot Print Ltd.

CHOSEN SPORTS

CRICKET

Cricket is a fantastic sport that appeals to every individual whether you enjoy playing slow or explosive games. Cricket is one of the oldest established games and is thought to be invented by the English, although the orgins of cricket are obscured, unrecorded, and the source of much speculation. There are several references concerning the origination of cricket. One reference is that a game similar to cricket was played in the 13th century called 'club-ball'. It is certain that the game was played with a ball and a crooked stick. The game through is centuries evolved and expanded.

In the 19th century, cricket was played in many countries and public schools. Both upper and lower social classes played together, although they had particular roles within the game to signify their status. From these games clubs developed and county cricket was introduced. The suburban middle class began to take out county memberships and the large grounds began to take over the

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