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Know who is the real God of cricket and its History

God of Cricket: Cricket, which is being played in nearly 100 countries around the world today, was not always like this. In today’s time, where the number of cricket enthusiasts exceeds 1 billion, in the past, only a select few played and knew the game.

Actually, cricket began in England at the end of the 16th century, where initially it was played just as a pastime. But as England began to establish control over other countries, it gradually started spreading everywhere. Cricket became an established sport in the country in the 18th century and developed on a global scale in the 19th and 20th centuries.

The first official international cricket match was played in the year 1877, between Australia and England. This match took place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground from March 15th to 19th, 1877, which Australia won by 45 runs. Since then, many rules have been introduced and numerous things have changed in the world of cricket, making it not easy to cover all of them in one article.

But there was a time, and today is the day, when cricket has found its place in the hearts of children and adults alike. Through today’s article, we are going to learn one by one about the most asked questions related to cricket.

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Most asked questions related to cricket and its history

Which country invented cricket?

Different things have been said in many places regarding which country invented cricket or who started cricket. But most experts agree that cricket was invented during the Saxon or Norman period by children living in the Weald, an area of dense forests and scrubland in south-east England. That is, it can be said in clear words that cricket was invented in England and from there it spread its feet everywhere.

Who is the father of cricket?

William Gilbert Grace, a former stalwart of England, is known as the father of cricket due to his significant contributions to the sport. Grace played first-class cricket from 1865 to 1908, scoring 54,896 runs and taking 2,809 wickets. During this time, he scored 126 centuries and 251 half-centuries. For the English team, he scored 1098 runs in 22 Test matches, including 2 centuries and 5 half-centuries. Born in 1848, William Gilbert Grace was hailed as the greatest all-rounder of the century, passing away at the age of 67 in 1915.

Who is the Godfather of cricket?

William Gilbert Grace is also called the Godfather of Cricket, as he worked continuously to promote this game during his lifetime. He played a vital role in expanding this game not only in England but all over the world.

Who is the God of cricket?

Former Indian cricket team legend Sachin Tendulkar is hailed as the God of cricket. Since he has taken the game to great heights and no player has been able to match his fame as a batsman from the inception of cricket till now. Master Blaster Sachin holds the record for the most centuries in international cricket.

Who is the king of cricket?

The current star batsman of the Indian cricket team, Virat Kohli, is referred to as the King of cricket. Because at this time, there is no one who is as talked about and capable in this game as him. If anyone has made the most name as a batsman in lifetime cricket after Sachin, then it’s King Kohli. He holds the record for the most centuries in international cricket at the moment, with 80 centuries. Kohli’s reign is seen in all formats of cricket, meaning there is no better batsman than him in all three formats of cricket at the moment, nor has there been any batsman better than him to date. This is why he is called the King of Cricket.

Who is the goat of cricket?

Answering the question “Who is the goat of cricket” is not easy for anyone because in the world of cricket, various players in different fields have made significant names for themselves, and there are many other players competing alongside them. For example, in the list of top batsmen, names like Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Sir Don Bradman, and Vivian Richards are at the top. Besides them, there are many other stars who are strong contenders to be included in this list.

Similarly, in bowling, players like Shane Warne, Muttiah Muralitharan, James Anderson, Glenn McGrath, and Brett Lee are included in the list of greatest bowlers. Additionally, as captains, players like MS Dhoni and Ricky Ponting are at the top of the list. As for fielders, players like Jonty Rhodes and Ravindra Jadeja are referred to as goats.

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Who is the second God of cricket?

The legendary star batsman of the Indian cricket team, Virat Kohli, is often referred to as the second god of cricket because after Sachin Tendulkar, he has earned the most accolades as a batsman. Kohli’s dominance is evident across all formats of cricket. Hence, he is given the status of the second god of cricket after Sachin.

Who is the new God of cricket?

Virat Kohli is called the new god of cricket because the way he is developing himself in this game day by day is incredible. Kohli has broken many big records of cricket master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and has already put his name on them. He could surpass them soon, which is why many fans and experts bestow upon him the title of the new god of cricket.

Who is the third God of cricket?

The star batsman of the Indian team, Rohit Sharma, is often referred to as the third god of cricket because after Sachin and Virat, he has earned the most accolades as a batsman. Now a days his dominance is evident across all formats of cricket. Hence, he is given the status of the third god of cricket by many fans and experts.

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