DID YOU KNOW?
Did you know that despite being less popular than baseball in the United States, cricket was actually the first-ever game played within the country that involved a ball and a bat? In spite of being part of the "club ball" sphere, cricket differs in a way that it contains a "wicket". A wicket is a solid target structure that the batter, or batsman, must defend. Although there were a number of earlier dates claimed for its creation, the earliest recorded instance of cricket being played was in 1597. Additionally, it wasn't until the middle of 19th did the sport eventually get established in a number of British colonies.
Despite its lack of popularity in the USA, cricket still holds a special place in the hearts of some countries, with leagues being played annually, as well as apps and websites that feature live-streaming. As with all sports, it first sprouted its roots as an outdoor game. But thanks to advancements in technology, there are now plenty of different ways to play these games on our devices. This is further reinforced by the fact that there are already a number of cricket games for Android and iOS devices. Surely, with constant technological developments, we might not only see more games being played on television but also on our mobile phones in the near future.