April 16, 2021 11:00 AM

Cricket rules from AB de Villiers

Simple lessons from professional

Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players on a field at the centre of which is a 22-yard (20-metre) pitch with a wicket at each end, each comprising two bails balanced on three stumps. The batting side scores runs by striking the ball bowled at the wicket with the bat, while the bowling and fielding side tries to prevent this and dismiss each batter.

Abraham Benjamin de Villiers is a South African cricketer. De Villers was named as the ICC ODI Player of the Year three times during his 15-year international career and was one of the five Wisden cricketers of the decade at the end of 2019.

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In our collection AB de Villiers explains cricket rules