Did you know that the name of the sport ‘cricket’ was perhaps derived from the Middle Dutch “kricke” which meant “stick”? Or that cricket is often considered to be the next most popular sport in the world after soccer? Cricket has, over the years, transformed from being just a sport to a nationwide passion. But how much do you know about the history and the origins of the game? Take the History of Cricket quiz to test your knowledge!
After a certain historic match at The Oval, The Sporting Times published a satirical obituary saying that English cricket had died and "the body will be cremated and the X taken to Y".The term X then gave its name to a famous series. Which cricket series is being talked about?