In major sports, both cricket and baseball are unique because it is the defence that controls the ball.
Cricket was played as part of the 1900 Summer Olympics. Four teams entered the competition, Belgium, France, Great Britain and the Netherlands. However, Belgium and the Netherlands pulled out, leaving Great Britain to play France in a straight 2-day final. Neither team was nationally selected. The British side was a touring club, the Devon and Somerset and the French team ... Read More
The new ball in cricket is introduced after 80 overs. The bowlers don’t want it, the batsman do!